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Meaning of BULLDOZE

Pronunciation:  'bûl`dowz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  flatten with or as if with a bulldozer
 

BULLDOZE is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 See Also: dismantle, force, level, pull down, rase, raze, squeeze, take down, tear down, wedge

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bull"doze`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bulldozed}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Bulldozing}.]
To intimidate; to restrain or coerce by intimidation or
violence; -- used originally of the intimidation of negro
voters, in Louisiana. [Slang, U.S.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: assault, be imminent, bear, bear upon, beat down, blackjack, blank, blow down, bludgeon, bluster, bluster out of, boost, bounce, break, break down, bring down, browbeat, buck, bull, bully, bullyrag, bump, bump against, bunt, burn down, butt, butt against, cast down, castrate, chop down, clamp down on, clobber, coerce, comminate, compel, cow, cram, cream, crowd, cut down, daunt, defeat utterly, demoralize, denounce, despotize, dig, domineer, domineer over, dragoon, drive, elbow, enslave, fell, flatten, force, forebode, goad, grind, grind down, harass, harry, hector, henpeck, hijack, huff, hurtle, hustle, intimidate, jab, jam, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle, keep down, keep under, knock down, knock over, level, look threatening, lord it over, lower, menace, mow down, nudge, oppress, overawe, overbear, overmaster, override, overwhelm, paste, pile drive, poke, press, press heavy on, prod, prostrate, pull down, punch, push, ram, ram down, rase, rattle, raze, repress, ride over, ride roughshod over, run, run against, schmear, shake, shanghai, shellac, shoulder, shove, shut out, skunk, smash, smear, snow under, steamroller, stress, strong-arm, subjugate, suppress, systematically terrorize, take down, tamp, tear down, terrorize, threaten, throw down, thrust, trample down, trample upon, tread down, tread upon, tyrannize, tyrannize over, unman, use violence, utter threats against, walk all over, walk over, warn, weigh heavy on, whelm, whitewash, whomp, whop
 

 

 

 

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