Bludgeon - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈblʌdʒən|  American pronunciation of the word bludgeon
Brit.  |ˈblʌdʒ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word bludgeon

noun

- a club used as a weapon

verb

- overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club
- strike with a club or a bludgeon (syn: club)

Examples

...guards armed with bludgeons roamed the compound...

The victim was bludgeoned to death with a hammer.

...bludgeoned the door with an iron bar in a senseless act of vandalism...

He was bludgeoned to death with a hammer.

I won't let myself be bludgeoned into marriage.

The teacher bludgeoned the students into learning the math formulas

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: bludgeon
he/she/it: bludgeons
present participle: bludgeoning
past tense: bludgeoned
past participle: bludgeoned
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