Definition of bolshiness in US English:



  • See bolshie

    • ‘Change is needed if we're to recover the variety, energy and general bolshiness of earlier eras and to guarantee the creativity and ambition needed to thrive in the post-call centre world.’
    • ‘She is a slim, pert blonde caught between teenage bolshiness and the last vestiges of childhood.’
    • ‘They got a reputation for bolshiness, political dissidence, courage and tenacity that they have never lost.’
    • ‘I think we may have finally become adults towards each other as there was a lot less bolshiness and a lot more communication than usual.’
    • ‘The increasing bolshiness of the contestants is among the few heartening aspects of the latest run of You're a Star.’