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Bolshie

[bohl-shee, bol-] /ˈboʊl ʃi, ˈbɒl-/
noun, Slang.
1.
Origin of Bolshie
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; Bolsh(evik) + -ie
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bolshie

/ˈbɒlʃɪ/
adjective
1.
difficult to manage; rebellious
2.
politically radical or left-wing
noun (pl) -shies
3.
(derogatory) any political radical
Word Origin
C20: shortened from Bolshevik
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