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BULLY PULPIT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bully pulpit mean? 

BULLY PULPIT (noun)
  The noun BULLY PULPIT has 1 sense:

1. a public office of sufficiently high rank that it provides the holder with an opportunity to speak out and be listened to on any matter

  Familiarity information: BULLY PULPIT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BULLY PULPIT (noun)


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Meaning:

A public office of sufficiently high rank that it provides the holder with an opportunity to speak out and be listened to on any matter

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

the American presidency is a bully pulpit

Hypernyms ("bully pulpit" is a kind of...):

public office (a position concerning the people as a whole)


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