Definition of threateningly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    threateningly

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈθretnɪŋli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈθretnɪŋli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that expresses a threat of harm or violence synonym menacingly He glared at her threateningly.
  2. 2in a way that shows that bad weather is likely Clouds loomed threateningly behind the trees.