like a bull.
obstinate or stupid.
rising in prices.
characterized by favorable economic prospects.
Informal. regarding a particular investment as potentially profitable (often followed by on): We're still bullish on treasury bonds.
- bull·ish·ly, adverb
- bull·ish·ness, noun
- su·per·bull·ish, adjective
- su·per·bull·ish·ly, adverb
- su·per·bull·ish·ness, noun
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How to use bullish in a sentence
With Democrats defending a fragile majority, Republicans are bullish about their chances of taking back the House in 2022.How Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Became a Leadership Test for Kevin McCarthy | Lissandra Villa | February 4, 2021 | Time
Monday's price action showed there is still a contingent of bullish traders willing to bargain hunt after stocks fall.Stock indexes bounce back as traders return to buy the dip | Dion Rabouin | February 2, 2021 | Axios
The company is also betting that corporate travel trends will fundamentally change even in the most bullish scenarios.
Dealmakers, though, are the most bullish they have been in seven years around the M&A landscape.
Ironically, the DoJ’s lawsuit blocking the deal perhaps laid out the most bullish case for Plaid’s future in plain words.Why investors are excited to see the Plaid and Visa merger die | Lucinda Shen | January 13, 2021 | Fortune
Tesla Motors, for example, which now enjoys a $30 billion market capitalization thanks to bullish investors.
Investors are bullish in Aereo, too; the company has raised almost $100 million in funding.
But on the big screen, this bullish Brit transformed into the quintessential Cockney accented tough guy with a big heart.Remembering Bob Hoskins, the Burly British Star of ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ Who Died at 71 | Lorenza Muñoz | April 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There were plenty of other reasons to be bullish about Sean Saves the World.The Failure of ‘Sean Saves the World’ Is Epically Disappointing | Kevin Fallon | January 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She was less bullish on the idea that the industry is changing to be more welcoming to movies starring women.
You love toothless satires; let me inform you, a toothless satire is as improper as a toothed sleekstone, and as bullish.'
A toothless satire is as improper as a toothed sleck stone, and as bullish.
"And curb securities naturally feel the influence of the bullish sentiment," Fiedler continued.Potash & Perlmutter | Montague Glass
His face was intelligent, dark, pleasing, and not at all John-bullish.Passages From the English Notebooks, Volume 1 | Nathaniel Hawthorne
In politics and religion this curious and very John bullish unreason is still more apparent.Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860 | George Saintsbury
British Dictionary definitions for bullish
like a bull
stock exchange causing, expecting, or characterized by a rise in prices: a bullish market
informal cheerful and optimistic: the prime minister was in a bullish mood
- bullishness, noun
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