bolshy

[[t]bɒ̱lʃi[/t]]
also bolshie
ADJ-GRADED (disapproval)
If you say that someone is bolshy, you mean that they easily get angry and often do not do what other people want them to do. [BRIT, INFORMAL]

I had to get very bolshie before my brother was asked to do some housework as well.

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English dictionary. 2008.

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  • bolshy — adj. (colloq.) (BE) rebellious bolshy about * * * (colloq.) (BE) [ rebellious ] bolshy about …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bolshy — bolshie olshie, bolshy olshy . a {communist} or {Bolshevik}, n.. [slang.] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bolshy — bolshie UK [ˈbɒlʃɪ] / US [ˈbɑlʃɪ] or bolshy UK / US adjective Word forms bolshie : adjective bolshie comparative bolshier superlative bolshiest British informal deliberately creating problems and not willing to be helpful a bolshie attitude …   English dictionary

  • bolshy — noun or adjective see bolshie …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bolshy — /bohl shee, bol /, n., pl. Bolshies. Slang. 1. Bolshevik. 2. Bolshevist. [1915 20; see BOLSHIE, Y2] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bolshy — n. Bolshevik; Bolshevist …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bolshy — adj. (British Slang) obstreperous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bolshy — adjective BrE informal tending to be angry or annoyed and not to obey people: Jack was in one of his bolshie moods again! bolshiness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bolshy —  Stubbornly uncooperative …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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