Synonyms of bludgeon in English:

bludgeon


See definition of bludgeon

noun

1‘they were violently assaulted by hooligans wielding bludgeons’

SYNONYMS

cudgel, club, stick, truncheon, baton, bat, heavy weapon, blunt instrument

North American nightstick, blackjack

British informal cosh


verb

1‘he was waylaid by four of them and bludgeoned to death’

SYNONYMS

batter, cudgel, club, strike, hit, beat, beat up, hammer, thrash

informal clobber

2‘there are few things worse than being bludgeoned into reading a book you hate’

SYNONYMS

coerce, force, compel, press, pressurize, pressure, drive, bully, browbeat, hector, badger, dragoon, steamroller

oblige, make, prevail on, constrain

informal strong-arm, railroad, bulldoze, put the screws on, tighten the screws on, turn the screws on