Definition of fearsome adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

fearsome

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈfɪəsəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪrsəm//
 
(formal) Fear
 
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making people feel very frightened a fearsome dinosaur He has a fearsome reputation as a fighter. a fearsome expression/sight See related entries: Fear
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