Definition for bully

noun as in domineering person

verb as in intimidate, push around

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Example Sentences

Childhood was rough for Guy Frankenstein, 54, who got bullied for both his first and last name.

Everyone thinks he’s so cool that he gets to go to the NHL, but I don’t see how someone can be cool when you pick on someone and bully someone your entire life.

“I have never seen a hearing so close to an election on any topic,” Schatz began, arguing that the Senate is supposed to stay out of such matters “This is bullying, and it is for electoral purposes.”

When people tell you what’s literally going on with them and then people still continue to bully them.

He was bullied, of course, and though there were a few guys in his class that he called friends, he never truly knew whom he could trust.

UNO puts such an onus on smoking students that it ultimately seems like a bully, even more than a nanny.

And when we have been spared such tragedy, it has happened precisely because presidents have stood up to the bully caucus.

But as a true anti-bullying champion will tell you, a bully is no less a bully simply because his victim seeks to excuse him.

Or maybe even one on each wrist, both reading “I AM A BULLY.”

If I am elected, then I will have power and the ability to ‘bully’ Republicans, as you say.

I think if you give me a full and unlimited commission to bully Giles and that little boy, Brittles, I can manage it.

Both Coulter and Paxton fell upon the bully together and punished him severely.

The pair told Ritter what they thought of him, and each declared that he was going to expose the bully to Captain Putnam.

A man, burly and broad-shouldered, who had the air of a professional bully, walked by himself ahead.

Digby had shaken himself clear of the bully, whose face was livid with anger, and stood facing him.


On this page you'll find 121 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bully, such as: oppressor, rascal, annoyer, bulldozer, harrier, and persecutor.

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