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(Adult / Slang)
1. Or: bullie , a 16 th century term of endearment and familiarity for a sweetheart.
Etymology: From the Dutch bul or boel, a lover of either sex.

2. From the 17 th century onward, a protector (pimp); originally the strongarm in a brothel and the supposed husband to one of its whores. A precursor of the modern day bouncer or bruiser. Defined by Grose in his Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1811): ' A bully to a bawdy-house; one who is kept in pay, to oblige the frequenters of the house to submit to the impositions of the mother abbess, or bawd; and who also sometimes pretends to be the husband of one of the ladies, and under that pretence extorts money from greenhorns, or ignorant young men, whom he finds her with.'
See also: badger game.

3. Currently, a person of either sex, more often a male, who uses strength or power to coerce, persecute and/or oppress others physically or morally by fear and threat of superior force.


Bully rate
(Noun) Hurtful words and actions, unfair, hurt, violence, and bruises.
Usage: I have been bullied I have been pushed off the playground, been slapped 4 times, punched 6 times, kicked 8 times, tripped 7 times, and got hurt inside by 200 words and more.

bully rate
(Noun) a mean person
Usage: I am a bully.

bully rate
(Adjective) behave in an aggressive way
bully rate
(Adjective) 1. (Slang) Good
2. A person who is always mean and unjust.
Usage: Maria is such a bully; she is always picking on me and my friends.
That was a bully present!


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