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bullyrag

[boo l-ee-rag] /ˈbʊl iˌræg/
verb (used with object), bullyragged, bullyragging.
1.
to bully; harass:
to bullyrag fraternity plebs.
Also, ballyrag.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; earlier ballarag, of obscure origin
Related forms
bullyragger, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bully-ragged

bullyrag

/ˈbʊlɪˌræɡ/
verb -rags, -ragging, -ragged
1.
(transitive) to bully, esp by means of cruel practical jokes Also ballyrag
Word Origin
C18: of unknown origin
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Slang definitions & phrases for bully-ragged

bullyrag

verb

To harass or bully: bullyrag the substitute teacher


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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