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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MR SELFRIDGE ITV 9pm Newly-wed Rosalie Selfridge (Kara Tointon, above right) endures more grief from her in-laws, the bolshy Bolotoffs.
The Good Wife Thursday, More4, 9pm Women may have a lot to thank Julianna Margulies for - all of a sudden when she came on the scene, killer heels, shoulder pads and bolshy attitudes made a comeback.
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But now, that bolshy, over-patriotic and moronic insistence that we are destined to end '46 years of hurt' is creeping back - both in the press in England and among expat fans here in the UAE.
Bolshy Bilyana was given the boot after a boardroom bashing.