1.1 (mau-mau) [as verb with object] US informal Terrorize or threaten (someone).
- Is this just a case of the Post being overly sensitive to White House mau-mauing?
- Indeed, the real problem, one might say, was the campaign's susceptibility to mau-mauing and aggressively proffered free-advice from pundits and other Democrats.
- I thought mau-mauing the Times was all the rage these days.
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