- 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.
- hopeful; optimistic.
Origin of bullish
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- like a bull
- stock exchange causing, expecting, or characterized by a rise in pricesa bullish market
- informal cheerful and optimisticthe prime minister was in a bullish mood
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