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Adjective: bullying  bû-lee-ing
  1. Noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others
    - blustery
Noun: bullying  bû-lee-ing
  1. The act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
    - intimidation
Verb: bully  bû-lee
  1. Be bossy towards
    "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young";
    - strong-arm, browbeat, bullyrag [N. Amer, informal], ballyrag [N. Amer, informal], boss around [informal], hector, push around [informal], boss, push about [informal]
  2. Discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate
    - browbeat, swagger

Derived forms: bullyings

See also: domineering

Type of: aggression, blarney, cajole, coax, intimidate, inveigle, palaver [informal, rare], sweet-talk [informal], wheedle

Encyclopedia: Bullying

Bully, Rhone