noun, plural bul·lies.
verb (used with object), bul·lied, bul·ly·ing.
verb (used without object), bul·lied, bul·ly·ing.
Words nearby bully
Origin of bully1
OTHER WORDS FROM bullybul·ly·a·ble, adjectiveun·bul·lied, adjectiveun·bul·ly·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for bullied
“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