Cullied vs Bullied - What's the difference?

cullied | bullied |


As verbs the difference between cullied and bullied

is that cullied is (cully) while bullied is (bully).

cullied

English

Verb

(head)
  • (cully)

  • cully

    English

    Noun

    (cullies)
  • A person who is easily tricked or imposed on; a dupe, a gullible person.
  • * Addison
  • I have learned that I am not the first cully whom she has passed upon for a countess.
  • *2012 , Faramerz Dabhoiwala, The Origins of Sex , Penguin 2013, p. 158:
  • *:One [attitude] was a fascination with street-walkers and and courtesans as self-confident entrepreneurs, able to outwit their simple cullies .
  • (slang) A companion.
  • Verb

  • To trick, to impose on, to dupe.
  • bullied

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (bully)

  • bully

    English

    (wikipedia bully)

    Noun

  • A person who is cruel to others, especially those who are weaker or have less power.
  • A playground bully pushed a girl off the swing.
    I noticed you being a bully towards people with disabilities.
  • A noisy, blustering fellow, more insolent than courageous; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; an insolent, tyrannical fellow.
  • * Palmerston
  • Bullies seldom execute the threats they deal in.
  • A hired thug.
  • A prostitute’s minder; a pimp.
  • (uncountable) Bully beef.
  • (obsolete) A brisk, dashing fellow.
  • "Bully Bottom" from A Midsummer Night's Dream, III, i, 6.
  • The small scrum in the Eton College field game.
  • A small freshwater fish.
  • Synonyms

    * (hired thug) henchman, thug * (pimp) pimp, ponce

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To intimidate (someone) as a bully.
  • You shouldn't bully people for being gay.
  • To act aggressively towards.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011
  • , date=January 15 , author=Sam Sheringham , title=Chelsea 2 -03 Blackburn Rovers , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=The Potters know their strengths and played to them perfectly here, out-muscling Bolton in midfield and bullying the visitors' back-line at every opportunity. }}

    Synonyms

    * (intimidate) browbeat, hector, intimidate, ride roughshod over * (act aggressively toward) push around, ride roughshod over

    Adjective

    (er)
  • (US, slang) Very good; excellent.
  • a bully horse
  • (slang) Jovial and blustering; dashing.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Bless thee, bully doctor.

    Synonyms

    * (excellent) excellent, marvellous/marvelous, splendid, super, superb, top-notch

    Derived terms

    * bully boy * bully pulpit

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (often, followed by for) Well done!
  • She's finally leaving her abusive husband — bully for her!

    Synonyms

    * bravo, well done, see also .