- 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 min&amacron;t&omacron;rius, from Latin min&amacron;tus, past participle of min&amacron;r&imacron;, to threaten; see minacious.