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bullyrag

[ bool-ee-rag ]
/ 藞b蕣l i藢r忙g /
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verb (used with object), bul路ly路ragged, bul路ly路rag路ging.
to bully; harass: to bullyrag fraternity plebs.
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Also ballyrag.

Origin of bullyrag

First recorded in 1780鈥90; earlier ballarag, of obscure origin

OTHER WORDS FROM bullyrag

bul路ly路rag路ger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bullyrag

bullyrag
/ (藞b蕣l瑟藢r忙伞) /

verb -rags, -ragging or -ragged
(tr) to bully, esp by means of cruel practical jokesAlso: ballyrag

Word Origin for bullyrag

C18: of unknown origin
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