Dragoon vs Browbeat - What's the difference?

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Dragoon is a related term of browbeat.


As verbs the difference between dragoon and browbeat

is that dragoon is to force someone into doing something; to coerce while browbeat is to bully in an intimidating, bossy, or supercilious way.

As a noun dragoon

is (lb) a horse soldier; a cavalryman, who uses a horse for mobility, but fights dismounted.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

dragoon

Noun

(en noun)
  • (lb) A horse soldier; a cavalryman, who uses a horse for mobility, but fights dismounted.
  • *
  • *:His forefathers had been, as a rule, professional men—physicians and lawyers; his grandfather died under the walls of Chapultepec Castle while twisting a tourniquet for a cursing dragoon ; an uncle remained indefinitely at Malvern Hill;.
  • A carrier of a dragon musket.
  • A variety of pigeon.
  • :(Clarke)
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To force someone into doing something; to coerce.
  • Anagrams

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    browbeat

    English

    Alternative forms

    * brow-beat

    Verb

  • To bully in an intimidating, bossy, or supercilious way.
  • Though the teacher browbeat all the children, they still acted out during the lesson.

    Synonyms

    * (to bully in an intimidating way) bully, cow, domineer, intimidate

    References

    * * English irregular verbs