Definition of menacing in English:

menacing

adjective

  • Suggesting the presence of danger; threatening.

    ‘our officers encountered menacing looks from teenagers’
    • ‘Great rock fragments jutted out of the side, giving the castle an even more menacing look.’
    • ‘The picture is grainy but that actually enhances the slightly menacing atmosphere.’
    • ‘The sky has lightened and the snow has stopped, but a menacing wall of clouds is heading our way fast.’
    • ‘He aimed his menacing, brooding dark brown eyes directly into her own scared blue ones.’
    • ‘The light barely illuminated the forest around them and it was very menacing at this late hour.’

Pronunciation:

menacing

/ˈmɛnɪsɪŋ/