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Definition of Bully

Noun: bully  bû-lee

  1. An uncultured, aggressive, rude, noisy troublemaker
    - tough, hooligan, ruffian, roughneck, rowdy, yob [Brit], yobo [Brit], yobbo [Brit], scally [UK], ned [UK]
     
  2. A hired thug
     
  3. Beef cured or pickled in brine
    - bully beef, corned beef, corn beef
     
  4. A person who deliberately intimidates or is cruel to weaker people
Verb: bully  bû-lee
  1. Be bossy towards
    "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young";
    - strong-arm, browbeat, bullyrag [N. Amer], ballyrag [N. Amer], boss around, hector, push around, boss
     
  2. Discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate
    - browbeat, swagger
Adjective: bully  bû-lee
  1. Very good
    "he did a bully job";
    - bang-up, corking [Brit, informal], cracking [Brit, informal], dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, grouse [Austral, NZ], ripper [Austral], lovely

See also:
bullwhips
bullyboy

Anagrams containing the word bully

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