Definition of Brandish
(transitive) To move or swing a weapon back and forth, particularly if demonstrating anger, threat or skill. | (transitive) To bear something with ostentatious show. | The act of flourishing or waving.
How to use Brandish in Sentences?
- 1. So they seized their axes and clubs, and began to brandish these in a highly menacing fashion. 🔊
- 2. He could not yell and brandish his fists at them as the trapper by the fire might have done to win a few extra minutes. 🔊
- 3. In times of peace they used art as a hobby and a means of self-advertisement, in wartime they would brandish it as a stick against their foes. 🔊
- 4. Martyrs brandish the emblems of their martyrdom before His eyes to plead for them, and, as some have said, claim vengeance for their pains. 🔊
- 5. Then as the warriors began to dance about the stake and brandish their weapons, the old Mystery Woman suddenly appeared before the Shawnees. 🔊