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Bolshies

ˈbɒlʃi

Meanings of Bolshies:

noun

A bolshevik or socialist.

Usage examples:

Old bolshies will spin this story to defend lenin and communism.
adjective

(of a person or attitude) deliberately combative or uncooperative.

Usage examples:

I was a bolshie teenager, full of argument

Meanings of Bolshy:

adjective

(of a person or attitude) deliberately combative or uncooperative.

Usage examples:

I was a bolshie teenager, full of argument
noun

A bolshevik or socialist.

Usage examples:

Old bolshies will spin this story to defend lenin and communism.

Meanings of Bolster:

noun

A long, thick pillow that is placed under other pillows for support.

Usage examples:

Sessions were kept short or broken for comfort breaks so that she could be re-positioned with suppo…
verb

Support or strengthen.

Usage examples:

The fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence

Meanings of Bolster up:

phrasal verb

Support and strengthen

Meanings of Bolstered:

adjective

Provided with padded support.

Usage examples:

I snuggled down into the heavily bolstered seat
verb

Support or strengthen.

Usage examples:

The fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence

Bolstering

ˈbəʊl.stər

Meanings of Bolstering:

verb

Support or strengthen.

Usage examples:

The fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence
noun

A long, thick pillow that is placed under other pillows for support.

Usage examples:

Sessions were kept short or broken for comfort breaks so that she could be re-positioned with suppo…

Meanings of Bolsters:

noun

A long, thick pillow that is placed under other pillows for support.

Usage examples:

Sessions were kept short or broken for comfort breaks so that she could be re-positioned with suppo…
verb

Support or strengthen.

Usage examples:

The fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence

Bolt

bəʊlt

Meanings of Bolt:

noun

A bar that slides into a socket to fasten a door or window.

Usage examples:

He reached through the hole in the door and slid the bolt on the inside.
verb

Fasten (a door or window) with a bar that slides into a socket.

Usage examples:

All the doors were locked and bolted

Meanings of Bolt from the blue:

idiom

Something important or unusual that happens suddenly or unexpectedly

Usage examples:

The resignation of the chairman came like a bolt from the blue.

Meanings of Bolt-upright:

idiom

Vertical and extremely straight

Usage examples:

She woke up and sat bolt upright in bed, terrified by her dream.

Bolter

ˈbəʊltə

Meanings of Bolter:

noun

A person or animal that bolts or runs away.

Usage examples:

If your horse is a bolter, use a long lead shank, and if necessary, a stud chain over the nose or u…

Bolters

ˈbəʊltə

Meanings of Bolters:

noun

A person or animal that bolts or runs away.

Usage examples:

If your horse is a bolter, use a long lead shank, and if necessary, a stud chain over the nose or u…

Bolthole

ˈbəʊlthəʊl

Meanings of Bolthole:

noun

A place where a person can escape and hide.

Usage examples:

He thought of antwerp as a possible bolthole

Bolting

bəʊlt

Meanings of Bolting:

noun

The action of driving long metal pins into a rock face so that ropes can be attached to them.

Usage examples:

However, it was raining, making the less than positive holds rather unpleasant, and the bolting was…
verb

(of a horse or other animal) run away suddenly, typically from fear.

Usage examples:

The horses shied and bolted

Bolts

bəʊlt

Meanings of Bolts:

verb

(of a horse or other animal) run away suddenly, typically from fear.

Usage examples:

The horses shied and bolted
noun

A roll of fabric, originally as a measure.

Usage examples:

The room was stacked with bolts of cloth

Boluses

ˈbəʊləs

Meanings of Boluses:

noun

A small rounded mass of a substance, especially of chewed food at the moment of swallowing.

Usage examples:

Mucin holds the particles of food together in a ball or bolus

Meanings of Bom:

noun

Written abbreviation for bill of materials

Boma

ˈbəʊmə

Meanings of Boma:

noun

(in eastern and southern africa) an enclosure, especially for animals.

Usage examples:

Kampala was born prematurely in the rhino bomas at the kruger national park, while thandi was born …

Bomb

bɒm

Meanings of Bomb:

noun

A container filled with explosive or incendiary material, designed to explode on impact or when detonated by a timing, proximity, or remote-control device.

Usage examples:

A bomb attack
verb

Attack (a place or object) with a bomb or bombs.

Usage examples:

They bombed the city at dawn

Meanings of Bomb out:

idiom

Make somebody homeless by destroying their houses with bombs

phrasal verb

To fail in a competition

Usage examples:

She had bombed out in the 100 metres so was desperate for a medal in the 200., united bombed out of…

Meanings of Bombard:

verb

Attack (a place or person) continuously with bombs, shells, or other missiles.

Usage examples:

The city was bombarded by federal forces
noun

A cannon of the earliest type, which fired a stone ball or large shot.

Usage examples:

Yet for all the muskets, bombards, and cannon, kelly appears more interested in the impact of gunpo…

Bombarde

ˈbɒmbɑːd

Meanings of Bombarde:

noun

A shawm (wind instrument) of alto pitch, used in medieval bands and in breton folk music.

Usage examples:

The biniou is usually heard in duet with a rustic shawm (the bombarde).

Meanings of Bombarded:

verb

Attack (a place or person) continuously with bombs, shells, or other missiles.

Usage examples:

The city was bombarded by federal forces
noun

A cannon of the earliest type, which fired a stone ball or large shot.

Usage examples:

Yet for all the muskets, bombards, and cannon, kelly appears more interested in the impact of gunpo…

Meanings of Bombardier:

noun

A rank of non-commissioned officer in certain artillery regiments, equivalent to corporal.

Usage examples:

Equivalent ranks in the royal artillery are lance-bombardier and bombardier, harking back to the an…

Meanings of Bombarding:

verb

Attack (a place or person) continuously with bombs, shells, or other missiles.

Usage examples:

The city was bombarded by federal forces
noun

A cannon of the earliest type, which fired a stone ball or large shot.

Usage examples:

Yet for all the muskets, bombards, and cannon, kelly appears more interested in the impact of gunpo…

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