Definition Of bully


a person who uses strength or power to harm or intimidate those who are weaker.

If we can all come together to make our parks safe, and we can all support zero tolerance in schools so that our children can enjoy a good education free from fear, intimidation and bullies , then we can surely do the same for our roads.

an expression of admiration or approval.

he got away—bully for him

corned beef.

She opened the back door only to see thrown down on the lawn an empty can of her bully beef and, to make matters worse, an empty tin of her cat's food!

use superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants.

a local man was bullied into helping them

very good; first-rate.

the statue really looked bully

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Example Of bully

  • Again, the world is stood on its head: siding with the United States, the global bully , demonstrates strength.

  • And I say bully for him.

  • Dealing with a bully without becoming a thug yourself is not wimpish, negative passivity.

  • Did they think they had some right to bully me, to intimidate me, to own me?

  • he is a ranting, domineering bully

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