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AT BAY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does at bay mean? 

AT BAY (adjective)
  The adjective AT BAY has 1 sense:

1. forced to turn and face attackers

  Familiarity information: AT BAY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AT BAY (adjective)


Sense 1at bay [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Forced to turn and face attackers

Synonyms:

at bay; cornered; trapped; treed

Context examples:

a stag at bay / she had me cornered between the porch and her car / like a trapped animal

Similar:

unfree (hampered and not free; not able to act at will)


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