What is strong-arm?

  • (adj): Impelled by physical force especially against resistance.
    Example: "Strong-arm tactics"
    Synonyms: forcible, physical
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "strong-arm":

  • (verb): Use physical force against.
    Example: "They strong-armed me when I left the restaurant"
  • (verb): Handle roughly.
    Example: "He was strong-armed by the policemen"