bullying

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbʊliɪŋ/

From the verb bully: (⇒ conjugate)
bullying is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

bullying

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n as adj
  1. the [school, company] bullying policy
  2. bullying-prevention [program, technique, campaign]
  3. [resort to, rely on, use] bullying tactics
  4. [shows, exhibits] bullying behavior
adj
  1. was a bullying child
  2. common bullying tactics
  3. [displays, exhibits] bullying behavior
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

bully

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. a bully [idea, situation, conclusion]
  2. a bully pulpit
additional examples
  1. well, bully for you!
  2. a bully [idea, situation, conclusion]
  3. a bully pulpit
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