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bullying

noun

1 bullying

The act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something.

synonym: intimidation.



adjective

1 bullying

Noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others.

synonym: blustery.


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bully

noun

1 bully

A cruel and brutal fellow.

synonyms: hooligan, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, tough, yob, yobbo, yobo.

Roget 949: bad man, wrongdoer, worker of iniquity; evildoer etc. 913; sinner; the wicked etc. 945; bad example.    villain, rascal, ... show more

Roget 913: evil doer, evil worker; wrongdoer etc. 949; mischief-maker, marplot; oppressor, tyrant; destroyer, Vandal; iconoclast.    firebrand, incendiary, ... show more

Roget 887: blusterer, swaggerer, vaporer, roisterer, brawler; fanfaron; braggart etc. (boaster) 884; bully, terrorist, rough; ... show more

Roget 861: courage, bravery, valor; resoluteness, boldness etc. adj.; spirit, daring, gallantry, intrepidity; contempt of danger, defiance of danger; derring-do; ... show more

Roget 726: combatant; disputant, controversialist, polemic, litigant, belligerent; competitor, rival, corrival; fighter, assailant; champion, Paladin; mosstrooper, ... show more

Roget 273: ship, vessel, sail; craft, bottom.    navy, marine, fleet, flotilla; shipping.    man of war etc. (combatant) 726; ... show more

Roget 863: rashness etc. adj.; temerity, want of caution, imprudence, indiscretion; overconfidence, presumption, audacity.    precipitancy, precipitation; impetuosity; levity; ... show more

Dutch: barbaar, beest, beestmens, beul, bloedhond, bruut, bullebak, hooligan, kwelduivel, kwelgeest ... show more
Polish: bandyta, oprych, opryszek, rzezimieszek, zbir

2 bully

A hired thug.

Dutch: treiteraar

verb

1 bully

Be bossy towards.

synonyms: ballyrag, boss around, browbeat, bullyrag, hector, push around, strong-arm.

Roget 860: fear, stand in awe of; be afraid etc. adj.; have qualms etc. n.; apprehend, sit upon thorns, eye askance; distrust etc. (disbelieve) ... show more

Roget 909: threat, threaten; menace; snarl, growl, gnarl, mutter, bark, bully.    defy etc. 715; intimidate ... show more

Roget 885: be insolent etc. adj.; bluster, vapor, swagger, swell, give oneself airs, snap one's fingers, kick up a dust; swear etc. (affirm) ... show more

Roget 739: be severe etc. adj.. assume, usurp, arrogate, take liberties; domineer, bully etc. 885; tyrannize, inflict, wreak, ... show more

2 bully

Discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate.

synonyms: browbeat, swagger.

adjective

1 bully

Very good:
— He did a bully job.

synonyms: bang-up, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad ... show more.

Roget 836: cheerful; happy etc. 827; cheery, cheerly; of good cheer, smiling; blithe; in spirits, in good spirits; breezy, bully, chipper [U.S.]; ... show more

Roget 648: harmless, hurtless; unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive.    beneficial, valuable, of value; serviceable etc. (useful) 644; advantageous, ... show more

Polish: potężny, majestatyczny


Moby thesaurus: Antaeus, Atlas, Briareus, Brobdingnagian, Charles Atlas, Cyclops, Goliath, Hercules, Herod, OK, Polyphemus, Samson, Superman, Tarzan, Titan, ace-high, admirable, annoyer, awe, bad ... show more.

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