Bully Bul"ly, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bullied} (b[.u]l"l[=e]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bullying}.] To intimidate or badger with threats and by an overbearing, swaggering demeanor; to act the part of a bully[1] toward. [1913 Webster]

For the last fortnight there have been prodigious shoals of volunteers gone over to bully the French, upon hearing the peace was just signing. --Tatler. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To bluster; swagger; hector; domineer. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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