Simple Definition of bulldoze
: to use a bulldozer to move, destroy, or knock down (something)
: to create (something, such as a road) by using a bulldozer
: to force (something that others might not want to happen) to be done or accepted in an aggressive or harsh way
Examples of bulldoze in a sentence
The crew is bulldozing the trees.
They bulldozed a road through the hills.
The governor bulldozed the law through the legislature.
Origin of bulldoze
perhaps from 1bull + alteration of dose
First Known Use: 1876
Synonym Discussion of bulldoze
Rhymes with bulldoze
appose, bluenose, brownnose, compose, depose, dextrose, disclose, dispose, dog rose, enclose, expose, foreclose, fructose, glucose, hardnose, impose, Montrose, moss rose, musk rose, old rose, oppose, primrose, propose, pug nose, repose, rockrose, suppose, transpose, tuberose, unclose, viscose, wind rose
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