bullying bullying  /ˈbʊ li ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
  2. (adj) noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But bullying existed long before TV, and while this may help explain the persistence of the problem, it doesn't do much more.
  2. The study shows bullying tapering off as kids advance into the eighth grade.
  3. That bullying is a destructive force is not in dispute.

News

  1. Stopping bullying of seniors

    Bullying just doesn't take place in schoolyard between children. Bullies come in adult size, too. Some parents bully their children. Domestic violence between adults can start as verbal bullying, in an effort to make someone feel "less than," or to i
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Gloucester Daily Times

  2. Bullying incidents vary by school in Port Huron

    The Port Huron Area School District plans to standardize its reporting policy for bullying incidents to better reflect what's happening throughout the district.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Times Herald

  3. Bullying incidents varies by school in Port Huron

    The Port Huron Area School District plans to standardize its reporting policy for bullying incidents to better reflect what's happening throughout the district.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Times Herald

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Quotes

  1. "Russia has damaged its credibility and its relations with the nations of the free world," Bush said Friday in his toughest rebuke yet of a nation he once considered a promising if imperfect partner. "Bullying and intimidation are not...
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Danbury News Times

  2. "If Christ were on Earth today, undoubtedly he would stand with the people in opposition to bullying, ill-tempered and expansionist powers," Mr. Ahmadinejad said.
    on Dec 26, 2008 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Globe and Mail

  3. President Bush talked tough, too, accusing the Russians of "bullying and intimidation," but neither he nor Rice said what the US might do if Russia ignored them.
    on Aug 15, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: ABC News

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