Bullier



a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people.
Archaic. a man hired to do violence.
Obsolete. a pimp; procurer.
Obsolete. good friend; good fellow.
Obsolete. sweetheart; darling.
to act the bully toward; intimidate; domineer.
to be loudly arrogant and overbearing.
Informal. fine; excellent; very good.
dashing; jovial; high-spirited.
Informal. good! well done!
Contemporary Examples

Putting Words in Gore Vidal’s Mouth—a Copywriter Recalls the 1982 Senate Campaign Robert Chandler August 5, 2012

Historical Examples

The Real Latin Quarter F. Berkeley Smith
Roughing It Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
A Romance of Youth, Complete Francois Coppee
A Romance of Youth, Complete Francois Coppee
A Romance of Youth, Complete Francois Coppee
Mlle. Fouchette Charles Theodore Murray
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Other People’s Money Emile Gaboriau
Mated from the Morgue John Augustus O’Shea

noun (pl) -lies
a person who hurts, persecutes, or intimidates weaker people
(archaic) a hired ruffian
(obsolete) a procurer; pimp
(obsolete) a fine fellow or friend
(obsolete) a sweetheart; darling
verb -lies, -lying, -lied
when tr, often foll by into. to hurt, intimidate, or persecute (a weaker or smaller person), esp to make him do something
adjective
dashing; jolly: my bully boy
(informal) very good; fine
interjection
(informal) Also bully for you. well done! bravo!
noun (pl) -lies
any of various small freshwater fishes of the genera Gobiomorphus and Philynodon of New Zealand Also called (NZ) pakoko, titarakura, toitoi
n.
v.

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