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BULLYING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bullying mean? 

BULLYING (noun)
  The noun BULLYING has 1 sense:

1. the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something

  Familiarity information: BULLYING used as a noun is very rare.


BULLYING (adjective)
  The adjective BULLYING has 1 sense:

1. noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others

  Familiarity information: BULLYING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BULLYING (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

bullying; intimidation

Hypernyms ("bullying" is a kind of...):

aggression (deliberately unfriendly behavior)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "bullying"):

frightening; terrorisation; terrorization (the act of inspiring with fear)


BULLYING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others

Synonyms:

bullying; blustery

Similar:

domineering (tending to domineer)


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