- 1[transitive] bulldoze something to destroy buildings, trees, etc. with a bulldozer The trees are being bulldozed to make way for a new superstore. The makeshift dwellings were bulldozed into the ground.
- 2 [intransitive, transitive] to force your way somewhere; to force something somewhere + adv./prep. Eli Manning bulldozed through to score. bulldoze something + adv./prep. They bulldozed the tax through Congress. He bulldozed his way to victory.
- 3[transitive] bulldoze somebody (into doing something) to force someone to do something They bulldozed him into selling.
NAmE//ˈbʊldoʊz//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bulldoze
he / she / it bulldozes
past simple bulldozed
-ing form bulldozing