from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To intimidate or subjugate by an overbearing manner or domineering speech; bully. See Synonyms at intimidate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To bully in an intimidating, bossy, or supercilious way.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To depress or bear down with haughty, stern looks, or with arrogant speech and dogmatic assertions; to abash or disconcert by impudent or abusive words or looks; to bully.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To depress or bear down with haughty, stern looks, or with arrogant speech and dogmatic assertions; in general, to bear down by impudence.
- Synonyms To overbear, insult, bully, hector.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be bossy towards
- v. discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate
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