menace menace  /ˈmɛ nəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that is a source of danger
  2. (n) a threat or the act of threatening
  3. (v) pose a threat to; present a danger to
  4. (v) express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture
  5. (v) act in a threatening manner

Usage(s):

  • Those three War-born little states on the eastern shore of the Baltic Sea Estonia, Latvia and Lithuaniawould hardly seem a menace to anybody.

News

  1. Case of the exploding London sidewalks

    There's a new menace lurking in the streets of London -- exploding sidewalks.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Exploding sidewalks menace London pedestrians

    There's a new menace lurking in the streets of London -- exploding sidewalks.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Menace to Society: Appeals Court Reverses Jacori Bender's Felony Conviction

    In our October feature story, Menace to Society-- which detailed the way police and prosecutors accuse people of being gang members for easier conviction and grant money-- 21-year-old Jacori Be...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: SF Weekly Blogs

Quotes

  1. "Elements in Iran's government have become a menace, both to their own people and in the region," Clinton said.
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: USA Today

  2. "It is simply not consistent for anyone to demand aggressive action against the menace posed by the Iranian regime while at the same time acquiescing in a retreat from Iraq that would leave our worst enemies dramatically emboldened and Israel's best...
    on Mar 12, 2007 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: USA Today

  3. "This is a historic moment for the country as the nation's representatives unanimously adopted a resolution," Information Minister Sherry Rehman said. "This will definitely help to improve the situation and to rid the country of the menace of...
    on Oct 22, 2008 By: Sherry Rehman Source: International Herald Tribune

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