[ boo l-ish ]
/ ˈbʊl ɪʃ /
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, adverbbull·ish·ness, nounsu·per·bull·ish, adjectivesu·per·bull·ish·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for bullishly
/ (ˈbʊlɪʃ) /
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
Derived Formsbullishness, noun
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