- menacing; threatening
- conveying or constituting a threat
Origin of minatoryOld French minatoire from Late Latin minatorius from past participle of Classical Latin minari, to threaten: see menace
Of a menacing or threatening nature; minacious.
Origin of minatoryFrench minatoire from Late Latin minātōrius from Latin minātus past participle of minārī to threaten ; see minacious .