Share this entry

Share this page

terrorize

Synonyms of terrorize in English:

verb

  • families terrorized by racist thugs
    strike terror in/into, fill with terror, scare, frighten, terrify, petrify;
    persecute, victimize, torment, tyrannize;
    British informal put the frighteners on, make it/things hot for someone
    North American informal mau-mau
  • Definition of terrorize in:

    Share this entry

    Share this page

     

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

    Word of the day tenebrous
    Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
    adjective
    dark; shadowy or obscure