n (plural -lies)
- 1.1 countable/numerable (thug, tyrant) matón, (masculine, feminine), bravucón, (masculine, feminine) the class bully el matón or bravucón de la claseMore example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (in field hockey) bully (masculine), salida (feminine)
More example sentences1.3 uncountable/no numerable (British English/inglés británico) bully beef
- If we can all come together to make our parks safe, and we can all support zero tolerance in schools so that our children can enjoy a good education free from fear, intimidation and bullies, then we can surely do the same for our roads.
- Many coaches are professional bullies and intimidators.
- They have to worry about a lot more than bullies and bad influences outside the home.
- Use the bully to put the ball into play when play has been stopped for injury.
- If there is a stop in action, the re-start is called a Bully.
- The ball is put in play in midfield in a face-off, known as a bully.
vt (-lies, -lying, -lied)
- 1 (in school, the workplace) acosar, intimidar, matonear (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar]to bully sb
intosth she bullied him into doing it lo acosó hasta que lo hizo
- 2 (in an international or political context) matonearMore example sentences
- Once, he was bullied into crawling between the legs of one of them in public.
- A pregnant mother was spared a prison sentence after she was bullied into drug offences by her estranged partner.
- I feel that I was bullied into agreeing to take it and I don't think it's the right thing for me.
bully offverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
- (in field hockey) sacar*