bolshy

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Noun1.bolshy - emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionariesbolshy - emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
radical - a person who has radical ideas or opinions
Adj.1.bolshy - obstreperous
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
obstinate, stubborn, unregenerate - tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
Translations

bolshy

[ˈbɒlʃɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (Brit) (fam) → piantagrane, ribelle
to be in a bolshy mood → essere in vena di piantar grane
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Otherwise, considering the often depressing or anger-inducing subject matter, the book is an entertaining read kept alive by the formidably well-informed and bolshily opinionated author's bracingly acute, often venomous, comments and snappy stylistic classifications.
Anyway, it was back on the Cains for the home straight with two unmissables, the Raisin and the bolshily powerful Victorian Winter Ale.
HOWEVER, we're still not into the thick of the storm as our sons are only 11 and seven years -old,but are shaping up bolshily (they grow up quicker these days, a GP once wearily told me).