Results for: Browbeat

In Math and Arithmetic

What does browbeat mean?

To point out someones presumed faults in a derogatory way, to wrongly chastise someone or correct them for no real wrong doing
In Idioms, Cliches, and Slang

What is the origin of the idiom browbeat?

It is fairly self-explanatory. The brow here refers to raised eyebrows. So someone may give you an intimidating look to try to bully you into doing something.