Definitions for bullˈbʊlˌʃɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bull(noun)

    uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

  4. bull(noun)

    a serious and ludicrous blunder

    "he made a bad bull of the assignment"

  5. bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig(noun)

    uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

  6. bull(noun)

    an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later

  7. Taurus, Bull(noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus

  8. 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

  9. bull's eye, bull(noun)

    the center of a target

  10. bull, papal bull(noun)

    a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

  11. bull(verb)

    mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle

  12. bull, bull through(verb)

    push or force

    "He bulled through his demands"

  13. bull(verb)

    try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying

  14. 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"

  15. bull(verb)

    advance in price

    "stocks were bulling"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bull(noun)

    the male of any species of cattle (Bovidae); hence, the male of any large quadruped, as the elephant; also, the male of the whale

  2. Bull(noun)

    one who, or that which, resembles a bull in character or action

  3. Bull(noun)

    taurus, the second of the twelve signs of the zodiac

  4. Bull(noun)

    a constellation of the zodiac between Aries and Gemini. It contains the Pleiades

  5. Bull(noun)

    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

  6. Bull(adj)

    of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce

  7. Bull(verb)

    to be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do

  8. Bull(verb)

    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

  9. Bull(verb)

    a seal. See Bulla

  10. Bull(verb)

    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

  11. Bull(verb)

    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

  1. Bull

    an edict of the Pope, so called from a leaden seal attached to it.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'bull' in Nouns Frequency: #2729

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Dai:

    There's no doubt it's a bull market.

  2. H. L. Mencken:

    Happiness is the china shop; love is the bull.

  3. Scott Clemons:

    This is the oldest bull market of the global equity market.

  4. Wu Kan:

    Obviously, regulators hope to see a steady and healthy bull market.

  5. Chaim Siegel:

    The market overall is in a bull market and it's giving this company a pass.

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