bullyboy

noun bul·ly·boy \ ˈbu̇-lē-ˌbȯi , ˈbə- \

Definition of bullyboy

: a swaggering bully

Examples of bullyboy in a Sentence

  1. political bullyboys who threaten their opponents

  2. unfortunately, some local bullyboys had made the park their turf, and families avoided it

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First Known Use of bullyboy

1909

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Definition of bullyboy for English Language Learners

  • : an aggressive or violent man



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