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[bohl-shee, bol-]
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noun, plural Bol·shies. Slang.
  1. Bolshevik.
  2. Bolshevist.

Origin of Bolshy

First recorded in 1915–20; see origin at Bolshie, -y2
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Historical Examples

  • It's no good running away from a dog like that, so Bolshy decided to stay and face the music.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 156, Jan. 29, 1919