noun or adjective \ˈbōl-shē, ˈbl-, ˈbäl-\

: refusing to obey or help

Full Definition of BOLSHIE

often capitalized :  bolshevik
British :  refusing to obey or help :  defiant and uncooperative

Variants of BOLSHIE

bol·shie or bol·shy \ˈbōl-shē, ˈbl-, ˈbäl-\

Origin of BOLSHIE

by shortening & alteration
First Known Use: 1918


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