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Adjective: bolshy (bolshier,bolshiest)  ból-shee
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Obstreperous
    "However you are perfectly entitled to get bolshy if you can't have what you want";
    - stroppy [Brit, informal], bolshie [Brit, informal]
Noun: bolshy  ból-shee
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. An emotionally charged term used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
    - Bolshevik, Marxist, red, bolshie [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: bolshies, bolshiest

See also: obstinate, stubborn, unregenerate

Type of: rad [informal], radical

Encyclopedia: Bolshy