bullyrag

[ boo l-ee-rag ]
/ ˈbʊl iˌræg /

verb (used with object), bul·ly·ragged, bul·ly·rag·ging.

to bully; harass: to bullyrag fraternity plebs.

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Also ballyrag.

Origin of bullyrag

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

OTHER WORDS FROM bullyrag

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

bullyrag
/ (ˈbʊlɪˌræɡ) /

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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