bullyrag

play
verb bul·ly·rag \-ˌrag\

Definition of bullyrag

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to intimidate by bullying

  3. 2 :  to vex by teasing :  badger

Examples of bullyrag in a sentence

  1. <the kind of neighborhood in which it was standard practice for young teens to be bullyragged into joining a street gang>

Variants of bullyrag

or less commonly

play \ˈba-lē-\

Origin and Etymology of bullyrag

origin unknown


First Known Use: circa 1790



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