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Synonyms of bully

Noun


1. bully, tough, hooligan, ruffian, roughneck, rowdy, yob, yobo, yobbo, attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulter

usage: a cruel and brutal fellow

2. bully, hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer

usage: a hired thug

Verb


1. strong-arm, bully, browbeat, bullyrag, ballyrag, boss around, hector, push around, intimidate

usage: be bossy towards; "Her big brother always bullied her when she was young"

2. browbeat, bully, swagger, wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle

usage: discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate

Adjective


1. bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad(predicate), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, good (vs. bad)

usage: very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"

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