Associations to the word «Bully»


BULLY, noun. A person who is cruel to others, especially those who are weaker or have less power.
BULLY, noun. A noisy, blustering fellow, more insolent than courageous; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; an insolent, tyrannical fellow.
BULLY, noun. A hired thug.
BULLY, noun. A prostitute’s minder; a pimp.
BULLY, noun. (uncountable) Bully beef.
BULLY, noun. (obsolete) A brisk, dashing fellow.
BULLY, noun. The small scrum in the Eton College field game.
BULLY, noun. A small freshwater fish.
BULLY, verb. (transitive) To intimidate (someone) as a bully.
BULLY, verb. (transitive) To act aggressively towards.
BULLY, adjective. (US) (slang) Very good; excellent.
BULLY, adjective. (slang) Jovial and blustering; dashing.
BULLY, interjection. (often followed by for) Well done!
BULLY BEEF, noun. (British) pickled or canned beef.
BULLY BOY, noun. A tough, aggressive man, especially one who is young.
BULLY BOY, noun. (dated) A familiar male associate who is regarded rather fondly, especially one who is spirited and genial.
BULLY BOYS, noun. Plural of bully boy
BULLY KUTTA, noun. A large breed of dog from Pakistan usually use in dog fighting.
BULLY PULPIT, noun. (US) an advantageous position from which to express one's views
BULLY PULPITS, noun. Plural of bully pulpit
BULLY TREE, noun. Any of several West Indian trees of the order Sapotaceae, such as Dipholis nigra and species of Sapota and Mimusops, most of them yielding a substance closely resembling gutta-percha.
BULLY TREES, noun. Plural of bully tree

Dictionary definition

BULLY, noun. A cruel and brutal fellow.
BULLY, noun. A hired thug.
BULLY, verb. Be bossy towards; "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young".
BULLY, verb. Discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate.
BULLY, adjective. Very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing".

Wise words

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