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bolshie

(ˈbɒlʃɪ) or sometimes capital

bolshy

adj
1. difficult to manage; rebellious
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) politically radical or left-wing
n, pl -shies
derogatory any political radical
[C20: shortened from Bolshevik]
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Bol•shie

or Bol•shy

(ˈboʊl ʃi, ˈbɒl-)

n., pl. -shies. Slang.
(often l.c.) Bolshevik.
[1915–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bolshie - emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionariesbolshie - emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
radical - a person who has radical ideas or opinions
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Translations

bolshie

bolshy [ˈbɒlʃɪ] (Brit)
A. N (Pol) → bolchevique mf
B. ADJ (Pol) → bolchevique (fig) → rebelde, protestón
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bolshie

, bolshy (inf)
nBolschewik m
adj (+er)
(Brit fig: = uncooperative) → stur; (= aggressive)pampig (inf), → rotzig (inf)
(pej)bolschewistisch
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SHE deals with certain things in away that makes me think how I would like to be - she deals with things in a far more active, practical, bolshier way than I do, which I really admire in her.
SHE deals with certain things in a way that makes me think how I would like to be - she deals with things in a far more active, practical, bolshier way than I do, which I really admire in her.
It was meant to open up distance between them and the SNP, between a bigger, bolshier devolution and the independence touted by Labour's hated "Tartan Tories".