- a member of the Progressive Party under the leadership of Theodore Roosevelt.
Origin of Bull Moose
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
Also called Bull Mooser [moo-ser] /ˈmu sər/.
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Examples from the Web for bull moose
It was the bull-moose—there was no mistaking him for any other creature.The Hunters' Feast
While I sit around guessing I'm a man because I know a jack-rabbit from a bull-moose.The Heart of Unaga
Dinky-Dunk, I notice, is as restive as a bull-moose in black-fly season.The Prairie Child
Bad-tempered at the best, a bull-moose is a devil unchained in September.Wild Folk
A flood of feeling came into his eyes, his head jerked like that of a bull-moose.Carnac's Folly, Complete