- declining or tending toward a decline in prices.
- characterized by or reflecting unfavorable prospects for the economy or some aspect of it: a bearish market.
Related formsbear·ish·ly, adverbbear·ish·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for bearish
Berkeley-based economist Enrico Moretti is also bearish on the future of the region.
AIPAC, for example, has been bearish on the peace process thus far.Does Elliott Abrams Speak For American Jewish Leaders?|Ali Gharib|August 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Those who are bullish on America and bearish on China probably have it about right.
One critic, Nouriel Roubini, the bearish New York University economist known as Dr. Doom, was in attendance Friday morning.
The fact that people are being fired at such a high rate is a serious sign that employers are bearish about the near-term future.
That the man was a bear was a matter of course, and bears probably do not themselves know how bearish they are.The Eustace Diamonds|Anthony Trollope
Some say it is a hermit, a bearish kind of gentleman who sees no one and never goes out.Woman and Artist|Max O'Rell
He was in a bearish mood, for he had lost eleven francs at cards the night before.The Sin of Monsieur Pettipon|Richard Connell
His loving, bearish onslaught and his words quite silenced Carley.The Call of the Canyon|Zane Grey
Yet a spirit disclosed itself who treated this ideal society in a very impolite, bearish manner.The Quest|Frederik van Eeden