Meaning of “bully boy” in the English Dictionary

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"bully boy" in British English

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bully boynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbʊl.i ˌbɔɪ/ us /ˈbʊl.i ˌbɔɪ/ informal

a rough and threatening man, especially one paid by someone to hurt or frighten other people:

(Definition of “bully boy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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