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1 bully /ˈbʊli/ noun
plural bullies
1 bully
/ˈbʊli/
noun
plural bullies
Learner's definition of BULLY
[count]
: someone who frightens, hurts, or threatens smaller or weaker people
2 bully /ˈbʊli/ verb
bullies; bullied; bullying
2 bully
/ˈbʊli/
verb
bullies; bullied; bullying
Learner's definition of BULLY
[+ object]
: to frighten, hurt, or threaten (a smaller or weaker person) : to act like a bully toward (someone)
: to cause (someone) to do something by making threats or insults or by using force usually + into

— bullying

noun [noncount]
3 bully /ˈbʊli/ adjective
3 bully
/ˈbʊli/
adjective
Learner's definition of BULLY
informal
used in phrases like bully for you to express approval or praise especially when the approval or praise is not sincere
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