Definition of strong-arm adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

strong-arm

 adjective
adjective
 
[only before noun](disapproving)
 
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using threats or violence in order to make people do what you want to use strong-arm tactics against your political opponents
strong-armverbstrong-arm somebody (into doing something)
 
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We don't want people to feel strong-armed into buying these products. We won't be strong-armed by bullies and threats.
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