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 bullying
Removing choice is bullying and seems a horrid basis on which to anchor your relationship.
In light of the Michael Brown shooting, others have come forward to share their own stories of bullying, and harassment by police.
He recounts to her the bullying he receives at school, with classmates spitting on him as he walks down the halls.‘To Russia With Love’: Can Johnny Weir Save Russia’s Gays?|Kevin Fallon|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But The Source was also starting to develop a bullying reputation within the industry.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine|Alex Suskind|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“No camp counter-productive with bullying and lies,” he wrote.Freeeeedom! Hollywood Fights for Scottish Independence|Nico Hines|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I felt utterly helpless and a little angry at Goil's bullying tactics.Jack of No Trades|Charles Cottrell
Always this infernal self-conscious Madonna starving our living guts and bullying us to death with her love.Fantasia of the Unconscious|D. H. Lawrence
Her unexpectedly quiescent attitude had emboldened him to a bullying tone—something he had not lately ventured on.The Fighting Chance|Robert W. Chambers
Apart from your bullying selfishness, a nice sensible way you have of talking!Some Everyday Folk and Dawn|Miles Franklin
The Northerners in Congress had learned the trick of bullying from the Southerners.Marse Henry (Vol. 1)|Henry Watterson