Definition of bolshie adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also bolshy) adjective
BrE BrE//ˈbɒlʃi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈboʊlʃi//
(British English, informal, disapproving)
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(of a person) creating difficulties or arguments deliberately, and refusing to be helpful She was in a bolshie mood. Word Originearly 20th cent.: abbreviation of Bolshevik.