An expression of admiration or approval: "he got away—bully for him".1. To treat in an overbearing or intimidating manner.
2. To make (one's way) aggressively.
v.intr.1. To behave like a bully.
2. To force one's way aggressively or by intimidation
Bab·bitt /ˈbæbɪt/ Show Spelled [bab-it]
3. ( italics ) a novel (1922) by Sinclair Lewis.
4. ( often lowercase ) a self-satisfied person who conforms readily to conventional, middle-class ideas and ideals, especially of business and material success; from the main character in the novel by Sinclair Lewis.