Synonyms for brandishing
- trot out
- come on strong
- show off
- throw weight around
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRANDISHING
And up the slope, brandishing their sticks, charged the town boys.
The cook fluttered about in his blanket, brandishing a saucepan.
Bouroche, brandishing the long, keen knife, cried: "Raise him!"
Brandishing a knife, the savage approached Squantum to stab him.
Galusha, brandishing the tiny flashlight, moved toward the sound.
She found Luke wild-eyed and excited, brandishing an evening paper.
While we were taking our dinner he came into our tent, brandishing a revolver.
Paul continues staring, muttering, and brandishing his gleaming weapon.
Abraham Lincoln was among them, brandishing a club—they had no guns.
The Pombo strode up to me, brandishing the ghastly implement.