Bolshy

Bolshy

[bohl-shee, bol-]
noun, plural Bolshies. Slang.

Origin:
1915–20; see Bolshie, -y2

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bolshie or informal (Brit) (sometimes capital) bolshy (ˈbɒlʃɪ)
 
adj
1.  difficult to manage; rebellious
2.  politically radical or left-wing
 
n , -shies
3.  derogatory any political radical
 
[C20: shortened from Bolshevik]
 
bolshy or informal (Brit) (sometimes capital) bolshy
 
adj
 
n
 
[C20: shortened from Bolshevik]

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