American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To mistreat or intimidate by bullying.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To bully; badger; abuse or scold: as, “he bully-ragged me,”
- v. to taunt someone
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Same as bullirag.
- v. be bossy towards
- From dialectal ballarag. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“She is likely to scold and 'bullyrag' to her heart's content.”
“I managed to bullyrag giddoen into splitting the "Five Courses of Seafood," each of which takes over one of the five basic flavors hot, bitter, salty, sweet, sour for a harmonious and tasty balance of humours, or chi, or whatever version of malarkey they have in Vietnam.”
“(Elspeth, I may tell you, speaks only English — well, Scotch, if you like — and enough nursery French to get her through Customs and bullyrag waiters, but anything the Queen said, however wild, always sent her into transports of approval.)”
“(Elspeth, I may tell you, speaks only English - well, Scotch, if you like - and enough nursery French to get her through Customs and bullyrag waiters, but anything the Queen said, however wild, always sent her into transports of approval.)”
“I had no business trying to bullyrag you into cooperating.”
“And when she started to bullyrag you, it was all I could do -- But it won't last long now.”
“And maybe Id ve come in to-day if the committee hadnt tried to bullyrag me, but, by God, as long as Im a free-born independent American cit43”
“And maybe I'd 've come in to-day if the committee hadn't tried to bullyrag me, but, by God, as long as I'm a free-born independent American cit -- '”
“Dared you break the crust and bullyrag 'em -- hot, fierce and angry, what wide beaks buzz plain”
“And wills fur it to live, and fights fur it to, and determines that it must, and jest natcherally tries fur to bullyrag death into going away.”
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