bully - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate bully

bully is hyphenated as bul-ly

How to pronounce bully

bully is pronounced ´bʊlēː

Number of syllables in bully

The number of syllables in bully is 2

What part of speech in bully?

bully can be a noun or an adjective or an interjection or a verb participle

How common in the word bully?

bully is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does bully convey?

Has a sentiment score of -2 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'bully'

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Common collocations before 'bully'

big, did, just, let, like, man, never, old, right, take, thing, trying, two, why, will

Common collocations of 'bully'

any, around, beat, big, can, did, doing, down, just, let, like, little, man, men, might, money, never, off, old, real, right, school, take, talk, thing, trying, two, well, why, will

Words with similar spelling to bully

Billy, bully, cully, dully, fully, gully, sully

Synonyms of 'bully'

admirable, Antaeus, atlas, awe, bad, beat down, beef, beef tea, belligerent, blackjack, blade, blatherskite, bludgeon, bluff, bluster, bonzer, boss, bouillon, bounce, brag, braggart, bravo, break, Briareus, Brobdingnagian, browbeat, bucko, bulldoze, bulldozer, bullyboy, bullyrag, bully beef, Cadet, capital, castrate, champion, charqui, coerce, colossus, combatant, compel, competitor, contestant, cool, corking, cow, crackerjack, cutthroat, Cyclops, Dandy, daunt, delicious, demoralize, desperado, devil, disputant, domineer, dragoon, ducky, duelist, enslave, famous, fancy man, fanfaron, fencer, fighter, fine, first-rate, foilsman, gamecock, gasconade, gear, giant, gladiator, Goliath, goon, gorilla, great, grind, groovy, gunman, hamburger, harass, harrier, hatchet man, heavy, Hector, hell-raiser, hellcat, henpeck, Hercules, Herod, hijack, hood, hoodlum, hooligan, hot, huff, hunky-dory, intimidate, jerky, jolly, Keen, keep down, keep under, killer, knight, mean, menace, militant, nag, neat, nifty, nobby, nudnik, okay, oppress, overawe, overbear, overmaster, override, pander, pastrami, peachy, persecute, persecutor, Pest, Polyphemus, powerhouse, rage, rant, rave, raver, repress, ripping, rival, roister, rollick, rough, rowdy, ruffian, rum, scrapper, scrumptious, shanghai, slang, slap-up, smashing, solid, spiffing, spiffy, splutter, sputter, stalwart, steamroller, Storm, strong-arm, strong man, stunning, subjugate, suet, superior, superman, suppress, swagger, swashbuckler, swell, sword, swordsman, Tarzan, tease, teaser, terrorize, threaten, thug, Titan, torment, tormentor, torture, tough, tyrant, unman, vapor, wizard, worthy, wrangler

Common Verb Collocations of bully

be, become, begin, can, come, deal, do, feel, go, have, know, let, lift, might, note, say, should, stand, swell, tackle, think, threaten, try, want, will, use, Is, 'll, 're, 's

Common Conjunction Collocations of bully

and, but, nor, or

Lists containing bully

Words with similar spelling to bally
Words with similar spelling to belly
Words with similar spelling to bulky
Words with similar spelling to bulla
Words with similar spelling to bully
Words with similar spelling to burly
Words with similar spelling to cully
Words with similar spelling to dully
Words with similar spelling to fully
Words with similar spelling to gully
Words with similar spelling to Lully
Words with similar spelling to sully
Synonyms of 'bad'
Synonyms of 'beat down'
Synonyms of 'beef'
Synonyms of 'belligerent'
Synonyms of 'blackjack'
Synonyms of 'blade'
Synonyms of 'bludgeon'
Synonyms of 'bluff'
Synonyms of 'bluster'
Synonyms of 'boast'
Synonyms of 'boss'
Synonyms of 'bouillon'
Synonyms of 'bounce'
Synonyms of 'brag'
Synonyms of 'braggart'
Synonyms of 'break'
Synonyms of 'browbeat'
Synonyms of 'bulldoze'
Synonyms of 'carp'
Synonyms of 'castrate'
Synonyms of 'coerce'
Synonyms of 'colossus'
Synonyms of 'compel'
Synonyms of 'competitor'
Synonyms of 'contestant'
Synonyms of 'cool'
Synonyms of 'cow'
Synonyms of 'Dandy'
Synonyms of 'daunt'
Synonyms of 'delicious'
Synonyms of 'demoralize'
Synonyms of 'desperado'
Synonyms of 'devil'
Synonyms of 'disputant'
Synonyms of 'domineer'
Synonyms of 'dragoon'
Synonyms of 'ducky'
Synonyms of 'duelist'
Synonyms of 'enforce'
Synonyms of 'enslave'
Synonyms of 'excellent'
Synonyms of 'extort'
Synonyms of 'fighter'
Common Verb Collocations of bounced
Common Verb Collocations of banged
Common Verb Collocations of battled
Common Verb Collocations of bribed
Common Verb Collocations of bullying
Common Verb Collocations of bullies
Common Verb Collocations of bullied
Common Adjective Collocations of beef
Common Adjective Collocations of biscuits
Common Adverb Collocations of bubble
Common Verb Collocations of clutched
Common Noun Collocations of fag
Common Noun Collocations of frightens
Common Verb Collocations of fooled
Common Adverb Collocations of gambler
Common Noun Collocations of highwaymen
Common Adjective Collocations of hull
Common Adjective Collocations of huff
Common Noun Collocations of incendiary
Common Verb Collocations of irresponsible
Common Noun Collocations of jostled
Common Noun Collocations of jostles
Common Adverb Collocations of jockey
Common Adverb Collocations of justices
Common Noun Collocations of lifts
Common Verb Collocations of licked
Common Noun Collocations of mouthed
Common Verb Collocations of maddened
Common Noun Collocations of overbearing
Common Noun Collocations of outwitting
Common Verb Collocations of overtaxed
Common Noun Collocations of playground
Common Verb Collocations of playground
Common Adverb Collocations of pirate
Common Adverb Collocations of rig
Common Noun Collocations of tins
Common Verb Collocations of teasing
Common Verb Collocations of teased
Common Adjective Collocations of tins
Common Verb Collocations of usurper