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bull

A bull is a male cow. You can usually tell which animal in a pasture is a bull by its large size and horns.

A male bovine — or cow — is a bull, and so is a male whale or elephant. Fittingly, the word bull is sometimes also used for a particularly bulky, muscular man. Another informal and slightly obscene meaning is "ridiculous," or "not true," as when you tell a lie and your brother rudely replies, "Bull!" This slang meaning has its roots in the Old French bole, "deception or trick."

Primary Meanings of bull

1.
nv
uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
push or force
2.
n
a large and strong and heavyset man
3.
nv
obscene words for unacceptable behavior
speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
4.
n
a serious and ludicrous blunder
5.
nv
an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later
try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
6.
n
the center of a target
7.
n
a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)
Full Definitions of bull
1

n uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle

Types:
bullock
young bull
Type of:
Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen
domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age

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

Type of:
eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal
mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials

v push or force

“He bulled through his demands”
Synonyms:
bull through
Type of:
bear on, push
press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action
2

n a large and strong and heavyset man

“he was a bull of a man”
Synonyms:
Samson, bruiser, strapper
Type of:
adult male, man
an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

n uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

Synonyms:
cop, copper, fuzz, pig
Type of:
officer, police officer, policeman
a member of a police force
3

n obscene words for unacceptable behavior

“what he said was mostly bull
Type of:
buncombe, bunk, bunkum, guff, hogwash, rot
unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)

v speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths

Synonyms:
fake, talk through one's hat
Type of:
affect, dissemble, feign, pretend, sham
make believe with the intent to deceive
4

n a serious and ludicrous blunder

“he made a bad bull of the assignment”
Type of:
bloomer, blooper, blunder, boo-boo, botch, bungle, flub, foul-up, pratfall
an embarrassing mistake
5

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

Antonyms:
bear
an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price
Type of:
investor
someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns

v try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying

Type of:
job, speculate
invest at a risk

v advance in price

“stocks were bulling
Type of:
climb, go up, rise
increase in value or to a higher point
6

n the center of a target

Synonyms:
bull's eye
Type of:
center, centre, midpoint
a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
7

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

Synonyms:
papal bull
Type of:
decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript
a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

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