frighten off meaning
- it was gerald and birkn come to find them, and gerald had cried out to frighten off the cattle.
- that scarecrow ain't gonna frighten off no yankee,
- it is meant to frighten off evil spirits
- the target companys management may retaliate by soliciting competing offers from other companies in hopes that a bidding war will frighten off the attacker
- The scream should frighten off every woodpecker for five square miles.