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See definition of bullies on Dictionary.com
  • noundomineering person
  • verbintimidate, push around

synonyms for bullies

  • oppressor
  • rascal
  • annoyer
  • bulldozer
  • harrier
  • hector
  • persecutor
  • pest
  • rowdy
  • ruffian
  • tease
  • tormenter
  • tough
  • antagonizer
  • browbeater
  • coercer
  • insolent
  • intimidator
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How to use bullies in a sentence

He was flung down heavily, and pinned prone in a corner by one of those bullies who knelt on his spine.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Here the bullies of the two counties would come together to decide who was the "best man."
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
Little and quiet and smooth-spoken, he could put the legal leather into the biggest bullies the other side could hire.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
This made Sherrard furious, and Sheriff Zones and all his crowd of bullies were furious with him.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF PARDEE BUTLERPARDEE BUTLER
Most of the thrashings that he had dealt out to the school bullies were given on his brothers account.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
If these bullies find most of the college admires her, they will be a little more careful.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
Two medieval bullies had drawn their swords, and were preparing for a duel, which it was apparent that neither half liked.
DR. JOLLIFFE'S BOYSLEWIS HOUGH
Nearly all these young bullies wear strong leather belts with heavy solid buckles, and they know well how to use them.
BEGGARSW. H. (WILLIAM HENRY) DAVIES
One day I saw one of these young bullies deliberately poke an old man's eye out.
BEGGARSW. H. (WILLIAM HENRY) DAVIES
It is these young bullies, and not grown men, that make the slums of London and other large cities so dangerous.
BEGGARSW. H. (WILLIAM HENRY) DAVIES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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