Frighten away - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfraɪtən əˈweɪ|
Brit.  |ˈfraɪtən əˈweɪ|

verb

- cause to lose courage (syn: dash, daunt, frighten off, pall, scare)

Examples

Keep still, or you'll frighten the rabbit away.

Don't put your prices too high or you'll frighten the customers off.

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