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Definition of the adjective bolshy
What does bolshy mean as an attribute of a noun?
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Definition of the noun bolshy
What does bolshy mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- bolshy: bolshies
- Bolshy: Bolshies
- emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
"Bolshy" is a composition.
bolshy a.k.a. The Bolsheviks, originally also Bolshevists or Bolsheviki were a faction of the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party which split apart from the Menshevik faction at the Second Party Congress in 1903.
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by DASH, RAJENDRA KUMAR
bolshy/bolshie [Adj., INF., Disapproving] ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
14, 6 June 2003 bolshie; bolshy ...
academy bolshy clan Adam's apple bona fide cliche aftermath bowdlerize clove akimbo boycott cockney alphabet braille coconut amok/amuck brontosaurus cordon bleu ampersand budget cravat antediluvian buff criss-cross April bumph/ bumf ...
by Martin H. Manser
bollard upright post boloney see baloney bolshie or bolshy (informal) rebellious bolshiness bolster long pillow; to support or reinforce bolt ...
by Jonathon Green
(also bolshy) (1910s+) 1 a Bolshevik. 2 in weak use of (1), a left-winger, a socialist. 3 an unconventional person (as judged by a conservative), an opponent of the status quo.
by V.S. Matyushenkov
bolshie, bolshy Br. col.derog. stubbornly uncooperative. bolt Am.v.n.break away from (political party). ern. bolt/ shootone's bolt Br. do everything possible. bolter Aus.
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
Word Family Bolshevik adjective; bolshie, bolshy adjective (informal) rebellious or awkward. bolster (bole-sta) noun a long narrow ...
by Paul Dickson
In the United States, the term “Bolshevik” and its variations (including the slangy “ Bolshie” or “Bolshy”) were applied to that which was wild-eyed, radical, and anticapitalistic. The application of the term by conservative sportswriters to a group of ...
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1980 Mcduff Scotland
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Scrabble value of B3O1L1S1H4Y4
The value of this 6-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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