Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Spottiswood is going to send his bullies down here after me.

He who bullies those who are not in a position to resist may be a snob, but cannot be a gentleman.

As he was leaving the Manege one of these bullies grossly insulted him.

On one occasion I had escaped from the attentions of some bullies into his room.

"Now, one thing more," said Gif, turning to the two bullies.

The bullies were called on to qualify under the eyes of the master.

I will not say as schoolboys do to bullies—Take some one of your own size; don't pommel me!

Bragg sits at the head of his table, and bullies the solitary Mrs. Bragg.

He thinks the Germans are not much worse than we are; he says that a good many of us are bullies too.

Rankers as officers are apt to be bullies: that we all know jolly well.