Definition of Bulldoze

1. Verb. Flatten with or as if with a bulldozer.

Entails: Force, Squeeze, Wedge
Generic synonyms: Dismantle, Level, Pull Down, Rase, Raze, Take Down, Tear Down
Derivative terms: Bulldozer



Definition of Bulldoze

1. v. t. To intimidate; to restrain or coerce by intimidation or violence; -- used originally of the intimidation of negro voters, in Louisiana.

Definition of Bulldoze

1. Verb. To destroy with a bulldozer. ¹

2. Verb. (British) to push someone over by heading straight over them. Often used in conjunction with "over". ¹

3. Verb. (British) to shoot down an idea immediately and forcefully. ¹

4. Verb. (US slang dated) To intimidate; to restrain or coerce by intimidation or violence; used originally of the intimidation of black voters in Louisiana. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bulldoze

1. to bully [v -DOZED, -DOZING, -DOZES] - See also: bully

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bulldoze

bulldog
bulldog ant
bulldog calf
bulldog clip
bulldog forceps
bulldog gravies
bulldog gravy
bulldog head
bulldog wrench
bulldogged
bulldogger
bulldoggers
bulldogging
bulldoggings
bulldogs
bulldoze (current term)
bulldozed
bulldozer
bulldozered
bulldozers
bulldozes
bulldozing
bulldust
bulldusts
bulldykes
bullectomies
bullectomy
bulled
bullen-bullen

Literary usage of Bulldoze

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"See BLUSTERER. bully, vt intimidate, overbear, bounce overbear, bulldoze, ... domineer (contextual), bulldoze. Cross references: see Note. «, в. i. ..."

2. The American Language: An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the by Henry Louis Mencken (1921)
"But a good many others, eg, to bulldoze, to hornswoggle and to scoot, were genuine inventions, and redolent of the soil. With the new verbs came a great ..."

3. American English by Gilbert Milligan Tucker (1921)
""bulldoze" is "to intimidate," and on the next page we have "to bulldoze, to intimidate by violent means." A "filibuster" is a freebooter; ..."

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