buller

1 of 5

intransitive verb (1)

bul·​ler
ˈbələr,
ˈbᵫ̅l-,
ˈbül-
-ed/-ing/-s
Scottish

buller

2 of 5

noun (1)

"
plural -s
Scottish

buller

3 of 5

intransitive verb (2)

"
-ed/-ing/-s
Scottish

buller

4 of 5

noun (2)

bull·​er
ˈbu̇lə(r)
plural -s
: a cow or heifer constantly in heat : a bovine nymphomaniac

buller

5 of 5

noun (3)

bull·​er
"
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

Intransitive verb (1)

Middle English bulleren to bubble, boil, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Icelandic bulla to boil, Swedish bullra to make a noise (to roar)

Noun (1)

Middle English, bubble, from bulleren, verb

Intransitive verb (2)

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish bullra to make a noise, Danish buldra, Old English bellan to roar

Noun (2)

bull entry 3 + -er

Noun (3)

bulldog + -er

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“Buller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buller. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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