Bully

Definition of Bully

Bul´ly   Pronunciation: b
n.1.A noisy, blustering fellow, more insolent than courageous, who threatens, intimidates, or badgers people who are smaller or weaker than he is; an insolent, tyrannical fellow.
Bullies seldom execute the threats they deal in.
- Palmerston.
2.A brisk, dashing fellow.
1.Pickled or canned beef.
a.1.Jovial and blustering; dashing.
2.Fine; excellent; as, a bully horse.
v. t.1.To intimidate or badger with threats and by an overbearing, swaggering demeanor; to act the part of a bully{1} toward.
[imp. & p. p. Bullied (bBullying.]
For the last fortnight there have been prodigious shoals of volunteers gone over to bully the French, upon hearing the peace was just signing.
- Tatler.
v. i.1.To act as a bully{1}.
interj.1.Well done! Excellent!

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