Bul·ly, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bullied p. pr. & vb. n. Bullying.] To intimidate or badger with threats and by an overbearing, swaggering demeanor; to act the part of a bully1 toward.
For the last fortnight there have been prodigious shoals of volunteers gone over to bully the French, upon hearing the peace was just signing. --Tatler.
Syn: -- To bluster; swagger; hector; domineer.
adj : noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others [syn: blustery]
n : the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do
something [syn: intimidation]