from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An aggressive or pugnacious fellow; a tough.
- n. A hired thug; a goon.
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- n. Alternative form of bully boy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a swaggering tough; usually one acting as an agent of a political faction
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There is a definite 'bullyboy' attitude in the Saskatchewan Party's approach.
You can find dozens more by searching "bullyboy" on the site.
Many ordinary members of the public say they have been the victim of 'bullyboy' tactics.
I got hit as well, and have been unsure whether or not to post about it on my own site as I don't really want to give the thuggish bullyboy in question any free press...but seeing how you handled it I think I might've made a mistake.
So the notion that propaganda is bad but free speech is good is a carefully contrived nonsense designed to allow the IOC to kowtow to the bullyboy Chinese Communists.
No one doubts but that the EU is about as popular in the UK as would being locked in a small cupboard with a skink, yet at this moment when the EU is exhibiting to public view all its worst anti-democratic credentials and bullyboy tendencies, Cameron and Hague ought to be out there booting the Lisbon treaty to death.
I also raced through Cory Doctorow's ostensibly YA Little Brother like all the paranoid bullyboy scumbags of Homeland Security were after me.
That's why we are still being subjected to the failed policiy of trickle down economics, bullyboy foreign relations, hands off bankng regulations resulting in a morgage nightmare, an energy policiy with blinders on creating $4+ gasoline and diesel something oil has been calling for, for years.
Chris sez, British MP Austin Mitchell has finally started trying to get the government to talk sense into the mob of self-appointed goons and bullyboy rentacops who try to stop you taking shots in perfectly legal, public domain areas.
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