sabre-rattling



sabre-rattling

  (British, American & Australian) alsosaber-rattling (American)
threatening behaviour which is intended to frighten someone After months of sabre-rattling, the two sides have agreed to a peaceful resolution of their differences.

Common Names:

NameGenderPronouncedUsage
FrancesFRANT-səsEnglish
HedleyHED-leeEnglish (Rare)
Na'amah-Biblical Hebrew
Aleksandrs-Latvian
SÜHeyla-Turkish
Paulettapaw-LET-əEnglish