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Detailed Synonyms for bully in English

bully:

to bully verb (bullies, bullied, bullying)

  1. to bully
    to tease; to bully; to antagonize; to pester; to harass; to provoke; to antagonise
    • tease verb (teases, teased, teasing)
    • bully verb (bullies, bullied, bullying)
    • antagonize verb, American (antagonizes, antagonized, antagonizing)
    • pester verb (pesters, pestered, pestering)
    • harass verb (harasses, harassed, harassing)
    • provoke verb (provokes, provoked, provoking)
    • antagonise verb, British
  2. to bully
    to terrorize; to intimidate; to bully; to startle; to badger; to browbeat; to frighten; to overawe; to terrorise
    • terrorize verb, American (terrorizes, terrorized, terrorizing)
    • intimidate verb (intimidates, intimidated, intimidating)
    • bully verb (bullies, bullied, bullying)
    • startle verb (startles, startled, startling)
    • badger verb (badgers, badgered, badgering)
    • browbeat verb (browbeats, browbeated, browbeating)
    • frighten verb (frightens, frightened, frightening)
    • overawe verb (overawes, overawed, overawing)
    • terrorise verb, British
  3. to bully
    to bully; to browbeat; bullyrag
    • bully verb (bullies, bullied, bullying)
    • browbeat verb (browbeats, browbeated, browbeating)
    • bullyrag verb
  4. to bully
    – discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate 1
    to bully; to browbeat; swagger
    – discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate 1
    • bully verb (bullies, bullied, bullying)
    • browbeat verb (browbeats, browbeated, browbeating)
    • swagger verb
  5. to bully
    – be bossy towards 1
    to bully; to browbeat; bullyrag; push around; boss around; strong-arm; hector; ballyrag
    – be bossy towards 1

Conjugations for bully:

present
  1. bully
  2. bully
  3. bullies
  4. bully
  5. bully
  6. bully
simple past
  1. bullied
  2. bullied
  3. bullied
  4. bullied
  5. bullied
  6. bullied
present perfect
  1. have bullied
  2. have bullied
  3. has bullied
  4. have bullied
  5. have bullied
  6. have bullied
past continuous
  1. was bullying
  2. were bullying
  3. was bullying
  4. were bullying
  5. were bullying
  6. were bullying
future
  1. shall bully
  2. will bully
  3. will bully
  4. shall bully
  5. will bully
  6. will bully
continuous present
  1. am bullying
  2. are bullying
  3. is bullying
  4. are bullying
  5. are bullying
  6. are bullying
subjunctive
  1. be bullied
  2. be bullied
  3. be bullied
  4. be bullied
  5. be bullied
  6. be bullied
diverse
  1. bully!
  2. let's bully!
  3. bullied
  4. bullying
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

bully [the ~] noun

  1. the bully
    the bully; the tormentor; the nuisance
  2. the bully
    the teaser; the tormentor; the bully; the terror; the puck
  3. the bully
    the bully; the pester
  4. the bully
    the tyrant; the oppressor; the despot; the bully; the madman
  5. the bully
    – a cruel and brutal fellow 1
    the tough; the bully; the rowdy; the hooligan; the ruffian; the roughneck; the yobo; the yob; the yobbo
    – a cruel and brutal fellow 1
  6. the bully
    – a hired thug 1
    the bully
    – a hired thug 1

bully

  1. bully
  2. bully

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Related Definitions for "bully":

  1. a cruel and brutal fellow1
  2. a hired thug1
  3. discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate1
  4. be bossy towards1
    • Her big brother always bullied her when she was young1

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