political bullyboys who threaten their opponents
unfortunately, some local bullyboys had made the park their turf, and families avoided it
Recent Examples on the WebBeijing’s bullyboy tactics were starting to hit uncomfortably close to home.
Mark L. Clifford, WSJ, 27 Jan. 2022 Barletta was a friend and former student of George Shultz, then U.S. secretary of state, and suddenly critics of Noriega’s bullyboy rule found a more attentive audience within the Reagan administration.
Glenn Garvin, miamiherald, 30 May 2017 The election campaign was, in retrospect, the ultimate Trump display of bullyboy arrogance.
Michael D'antonio, CNN, 18 May 2017 Chaffetz’s shtick — bullyboy investigator targeting the right’s bogeymen — worked when Hillary Clinton and/or President Obama were his targets.
Jennifer Rubin, The Denver Post, 20 Apr. 2017
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