- n. derogatory, Britain, dated A government leftist, especially a communist, socialist, or labour union leader.
- adj. Difficult or rebellious.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
- From Bolshevik (Russian большевик, the socialist party in the 1918 Russian Revolution, from Russian Bolsheviki, "majority faction") (Wiktionary)
“Razzafrazzinschickenfricken fuckin bolshie fuckin prima donna characters!”
“Katherine Kelly, aka bolshie barmaid Becky Grainger, was certainly flying high after scooping two prizes on the night - Favourite Female for her madcap adventures on the Street and Favourite Couple with on-screen amour”
“Before hand his 'body language' looked anything but 'bolshie', more disorientated and demoralised and trying to screen out the mahem around him.”
“The character of Seamus Finnan in Vellum has some fairly preachy dialogue of a socialist-pacifist bent, and I am, it has to be said, fairly bolshie myself.”
“In fact, the English are quite bolshie when it comes to defending their cultural identity, and language is the primary way of shaping that.”
“A great peeler, keen, intelligent, slightly bolshie and fiercely proud of the RUC, the sort of guy we could do with now, but whom some within the PSNI would like to see less of.”
“Give me a quiet lurker over a bolshie contributor any day!”
“Most likely somewhere in between, I guess... but something about the bolshie, self-righteous tone of the question does make this person sound like he/she might be... well, difficult.”
“ANAMORPH is also woefully subservient to too many overplayed stereotypes- the jaded cop, the personal investment in the case and subsequent suspicion, the bolshie polar-opposite New Partner figure painfully acted by Scott Speedman might I add, and the obligatory Dead Ex-Partner.”
“Uh huh, I get the feeling that Velshi was trying to get a rep as a big bad bolshie krusher, so that all the other neocons will lavish him with praise and, I dunno, chocolate muffins or something.”
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