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!
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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
dashing; jolly: my bully boy
(informal) very good; fine
(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
the male of a bovine animal, especially of the genus Bos, with sexual organs intact and capable of reproduction. the male of certain other animals, as the elephant and moose. a large, solidly built person. a person who believes that market prices, especially of stocks, will increase (opposed to bear). (initial capital letter) Astronomy, Astrology. […]
gold or silver considered in mass rather than in value. gold or silver in the form of bars or ingots. Also called bullion fringe. a thick trimming of cord covered with gold or silver thread, for decorating uniforms. embroidery or lace worked with gold wire or gold or silver cords. Contemporary Examples Keeping Your Faith […]
a person who advocates a system in which currency is directly convertible to gold or silver. Historical Examples Principles of Political Economy Arthur Latham Perry Principles of Political Economy Arthur Latham Perry The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825 Gordon Sellar
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