mau-mau definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • Informal To strike or denounce vociferously, particularly so as to intimidate: "Years Ago, [the civil rights management] ... would mau-mau the government or perhaps the business industry or the white neighborhood” ( Joseph Perkins).
  • verb:
    • To menace through intimidating tactics; to intimidate, harass; to terrorize.

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