noun, plural bul·lies.
verb (used with object), bul·lied, bul·ly·ing.
verb (used without object), bul·lied, bul·ly·ing.
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Origin of bully1
OTHER WORDS FROM bullybul·ly·a·ble, adjectiveun·bul·lied, adjectiveun·bul·ly·ing, adjective
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noun, plural bul·lies.
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Example sentences from the Web for bully
In addition, 80% of parents said they’re worried about filters’ impact and two-thirds of teens said they’ve been bullied over how they look in photos.Google takes aim at ‘beauty filters’ with design changes coming to Pixel phones|Sarah Perez|October 1, 2020|TechCrunch
We feared that bullying behavior might continue and escalate into more serious abuse.
Teachers at schools and universities must be taught to handle situations pertaining to discrimination, harassment, and bullying any individual based on their gender, sexuality, or orientation.The Rainbow Flag That Is Invisible To The Indian Society!|LGBTQ-Editor|July 2, 2020|No Straight News
All previous presidents, I’m going to hazard, they used the bully pulpit to try to unify the country.
That’s what Roosevelt meant by calling the presidency a “bully pulpit” — that it was a great platform to get things done.
“NATO bullied us in Georgia and now they are doing the same again here, and we have to stop them,” says Alan.
In cases such as a spate of recent suicides by adolescents who were bullied on Facebook, the perpetrators were well known.Outed Madeleine McCann Troll Kills Herself. But Millions Live On Online.|Barbie Latza Nadeau|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even in my conservative small-town high school, I was bullied more for wearing skinny jeans than I was for being an atheist.Loud, Proud, and Atheist: ‘Openly Secular’ Encourages Nonbelievers to Come Out of the Closet|Vlad Chituc|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sufferers have been bullied, the bullies have suffered, everyone has a wound deeper than someone else.
According to a 2007 study, 37 percent of American workers—more than 50 million people—have been bullied in the workplace.
Three times the jury refused to find her guilty, until Jeffreys bullied and frightened them into that false verdict.A Child's History of England|Charles Dickens
He bullied her, contradicted her in public, ignored her openly.Tommy and Co.|Jerome K. Jerome
You instructed the architect, and bullied the workmen, and cried for more store-closets.Tommy and Grizel|J.M. Barrie
He was bullied into yielding, and, when about twenty, took the vows.Short Studies on Great Subjects|James Anthony Froude
However, Leo came, and from the moment he entered the house she bullied him.The Pagan's Cup|Fergus Hume