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what is a bully?

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Last Updated: 05/15/2018 at 9:30am
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February 6th, 2017 11:45am
A bully is someone who makes you feel bad about yourself. Bullies act in many different ways, by spreading rumors, saying rude things to you, making rude comments online, etc
December 5th, 2017 1:41pm
Anyone who manipulates you or tries to coerce you to do something and you often feel like you have no choice. it is someone who puts you down instead of raising you up. It is name-calling, constant putdowns, so many things. Sometimes people pretend to be your friend but they use you as a way of getting you to do something for them. Not all bullies are easy to spot. But you are stronger and a better person for standing up for yourself by telling someone who you know will listen.
December 18th, 2017 4:14pm
A bully is someone who constantly uses verbal, physical or psychological actions to harm you, in some way. It is when they continuously do this, to belittle you, intimidate you, and make you weak.
January 23rd, 2018 9:18am
A bully is someone who hurts you physically, emotionally or mentally. They feel really good about themselves by bringing torment to others. Usually, people bully others because they want to act "cool" and that's very wrong. If you're being bullied, you should tell someone as soon as you can to stop them.
November 26th, 2016 7:32am
A bully is someone, who hurts you mentally, or physically in any way. It doesn't matter if it's online or in real life. It still counts as bullying.
January 24th, 2017 6:36am
A bully is someone who doesn't teat you, or anyone else with proper respect, someone who hurts you.
February 7th, 2017 6:55am
A bully is a person that likes to make other people feel bad verbally or physically to make themselves feel superior.
May 8th, 2017 7:56am
A bully is a person that repeatedly picks on the same child, purposely trying to hurt them in every way shape and form. Some bullies are turned into a bully without even noticing it. A bully could be having problems with their family at home or are being bullied by someone else. The best thing to do with a bullying situation is to ignore them and show that what they said doesn't bother you. If it's physical immediately tell and adult or teacher in charge.
March 20th, 2018 6:25am
A person who belittled someone. SomeOne who makes anyone feel less then the amazing human they are.
March 26th, 2018 10:41am
bullying is an action whether it is verbally or physically assaulting someone with the intention of bringing them down or hurt them
April 2nd, 2018 8:47am
Someone who just likes to cause trouble, inconvenience, pain, suffering, humiliation and many more to a person whom they feel is vulnerable.
May 15th, 2018 9:30am
A bully is someone whom takes advantage of, and exploits weaknesses in other for personal gain and compensation