Definición de brandish en inglés:

brandish

Saltos de línea: bran|dish
Pronunciación: /ˈbrandɪʃ
 
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verbo

[with object]
Wave or flourish (something, especially a weapon) as a threat or in anger or excitement: a man leaped out brandishing a knife
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This was soon displaced by another stereotype, a bearded guerilla fighter brandishing an automatic weapon.
  • The shopkeeper was assaulted when four youths entered his shop brandishing the weapons and stole a sum of money.
  • Since when did citizens brandishing weapons have the right to pull over other citizens?
Sinónimos
flourish, wave, shake, wield, raise, hold aloft; swing, twirl, wag, swish, flap; display, flaunt, show off

Origen

Middle English: from Old French brandiss-, lengthened stem of brandir; ultimately of Germanic origin and related to brand.

Derivativos

brandisher

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Those elements are presentationally dangerous for brandishers of sincerity, and so are censored out.
  • Unlike axe brandishers, slaughterers are deeply respected and admired by the other warriors of their tribe.
  • The gun brandisher was possibly a passenger in a vehicle that had left the scene.

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