Definitions for bullˈbʊlˌʃɪt
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uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
bull, bruiser, strapper, Samson(noun)
a large and strong and heavyset man
"he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"
bullshit, bull, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshit(noun)
obscene words for unacceptable behavior
"I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
a serious and ludicrous blunder
"he made a bad bull of the assignment"
bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig(noun)
uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus
Taurus, Taurus the Bull, Bull(noun)
the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20
bull's eye, bull(noun)
the center of a target
bull, papal bull(noun)
a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)
mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle
bull, bull through(verb)
push or force
"He bulled through his demands"
try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
talk through one's hat, bullshit, bull, fake(verb)
speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
"The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
advance in price
"stocks were bulling"
the male of any species of cattle (Bovidae); hence, the male of any large quadruped, as the elephant; also, the male of the whale
one who, or that which, resembles a bull in character or action
taurus, the second of the twelve signs of the zodiac
a constellation of the zodiac between Aries and Gemini. It contains the Pleiades
one who operates in expectation of a rise in the price of stocks, or in order to effect such a rise. See 4th Bear, n., 5
of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce
to be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do
to endeavor to raise the market price of; as, to bull railroad bonds; to bull stocks; to bull Lake Shore; to endeavor to raise prices in; as, to bull the market. See 1st Bull, n., 4
a seal. See Bulla
a letter, edict, or respect, of the pope, written in Gothic characters on rough parchment, sealed with a bulla, and dated "a die Incarnationis," i. e., "from the day of the Incarnation." See Apostolical brief, under Brief
a grotesque blunder in language; an apparent congruity, but real incongruity, of ideas, contained in a form of expression; so called, perhaps, from the apparent incongruity between the dictatorial nature of the pope's bulls and his professions of humility
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an edict of the Pope, so called from a leaden seal attached to it.
British National Corpus
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