Monday, October 31, 2011

What is a Bully?

n. pl. bul·lies
1. A person who is habitually cruel or overbearing, especially to smaller or weaker people.
2. A hired ruffian; a thug.
3. A pimp.

v. bul·lied, bul·ly·ing, bul·lies
1. To treat in an overbearing or intimidating manner.
2. To make (one's way) aggressively.

1. To behave like a bully.
2. To force one's way aggressively or by intimidation: "They bully into line at the gas pump" (Martin Gottfried).

"Bully Before" by Norman Rockwell (1921)

Source: The Free Dictionary

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