verb (used with object), bull·dozed, bull·doz·ing.
verb (used without object), bull·dozed, bull·doz·ing.
Origin of bulldoze
Examples from the Web for bulldoze
Nevertheless, he warns, “I am afraid that some of our military heavyweights may bulldoze their way to stop the talks.”Afghanistan’s Karzai and Taliban to U.S.: Go Away and Shut Up|Sami Yousafzai, Ron Moreau|March 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps that crowd is coming over again to bulldoze us, he suggested.The Outdoor Chums in the Big Woods|Quincy Allen
He had just come of age, and wanted to bulldoze me with that fact.The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis
However, the bluff and bulldoze will not always succeed; and when these loud, but mild methods fail, the boycott is ordered.Is the Devil a Myth?|C. F. Wimberly
British Dictionary definitions for bulldoze
Word Origin for bulldoze
Word Origin and History for bulldoze
by 1880, from an earlier noun, bulldose "a severe beating or lashing" (1876), literally "a dose fit for a bull," a slang word referring to the intimidation beating of black voters (by either blacks or whites) in the chaotic 1876 U.S. presidential election. See bull (n.1) + dose (n.). Related: Bulldozed; bulldozing.