What does saber rattling mean?

Definitions for saber rattling
saber rat·tling

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saber rattling, sabre rattling(noun)

    the ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used)

How to pronounce saber rattling?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say saber rattling in sign language?

  1. saberrattling

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saber rattling in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saber rattling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of saber rattling in a Sentence

  1. Ryan Castilloux:

    No question it's saber rattling, i think China would be reluctant to cut off supplies to anyone just yet, but the optics are designed to send a clear message – we know your vulnerabilities.

  2. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    What we shouldn't do now is to inflame the situation by loud saber-rattling and shrill war cries, whoever believes that symbolic tank parades on the alliance's eastern border will bring more security is mistaken.

Images & Illustrations of saber rattling

  1. saber rattling

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