There are 3 translations of bully in Spanish:

bully1

Pronunciation: /ˈbʊli/

n (pl -lies)

  • 1.1 c (thug, tyrant) matón, -tona (m,f), bravucón, -cona (m,f) the class bully el matón or bravucón de la clase
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    • 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.
    1.2 c (in field hockey) bully (m), salida (f)
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    • 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.
    1.3 u (BrE) bully beef

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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 3 translations of bully in Spanish:

bully2

vt (-lies, -lying, -lied)

  • 2 (in an international or political context) matonear
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    • 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.

Phrasal verbs

bully off

v + adv
(in field hockey) sacar*

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 3 translations of bully in Spanish:

bully3

exclamation

  • bully for you/him! [dated] ¡bravo!

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.