HyperDic: bull

English > 15 senses of the word bull / Bull:
NOUNanimalbulluncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
person bull, bruiser, strapper, Samsona large and strong and heavyset man
communicationbull, bullshit, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshitobscene / obscene words for unacceptable behavior
actbulla serious and ludicrous blunder
person bull, cop, copper, fuzz, piguncomplimentary terms for a policeman
person bullan investor with an optimistic market outlook
person Bull, Taurus(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus
locationBull, Taurus, Taurus the Bullthe second sign of the zodiac
locationbull, bull's eyethe center of a target
communicationbull, papal bulla formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)
animalbullmature male of various mammals of which the female is called 'cow'
VERBsocialbull, bull throughpush or force
possessionbulltry to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
communicationbull, talk through one's hat, bullshit, fakespeak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
changebulladvance in price / price / price
bull / Bull > pronunciation
Soundsbuh'l
Rhymesbagful ... wool: 12 rhymes with uhl...
English > bull: 15 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninguncastrated adult male of domestic cattle.
PartshornOne of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
Narrowerbullockyoung bull
Broadercattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurusdomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
Spanishtoro
Catalanbrau, toro
Adjectivestaurineof or relating to or resembling a bull
English > bull: 15 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA large and strong and heavyset man.
Example"he was a bull of a man"
Synonymsbruiser, strapper, Samson
Broaderman, adult maleAn adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
Spanishtoro
English > bull: 15 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningobscene / obscene words for unacceptable behavior.
Examples
  • "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"
  • "what he said was mostly bull"
Synonymsbullshit, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshit
Broaderbunk, bunkum, buncombe, guff, rot, hogwashUnacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false / false / false statements)
Usage ofobscenity, smut, vulgarism, filth, dirty wordAn offensive or indecent word or phrase
Spanishhuevada, mierda
Catalanbestieses, collonades
Verbsbullspeak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths
English > bull: 15 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA serious and ludicrous blunder.
Example"he made a bad bull of the assignment"
Broaderblunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-booAn embarrassing mistake
Spanishchorrada, estupidez, gilipollez, tontería
English > bull: 15 senses > noun 5, person
Meaninguncomplimentary terms for a policeman.
Synonymscop, copper, fuzz, pig
Broaderpoliceman, police officer, officerA member of a police force
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbofia, gris, guili, guindilla, guripa, madero, marrón, pasma, pitufo, policía, poli, polizonte, romano, tira, tombo
Catalanbòfia, pasma, policia, poli
English > bull: 15 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningAn investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices / prices to rise and so buys now for resale later.
Broaderinvestorsomeone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns
OppositebearAn investor with a pessimistic market outlook
Spanishalcista
Catalanalcista
Verbsbulladvance in price / price / price
bulltry to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
English > Bull: 15 senses > noun 7, person
Meaning(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus.
SynonymTaurus
Categoryastrology, star divinationA pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
English > Bull: 15 senses > noun 8, location
MeaningThe second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20.
SynonymsTaurus, Taurus the Bull
Instance ofsign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
Spanishtauro, Tauro, Taurus
Catalantaure, Taurus
English > bull: 15 senses > noun 9, location
MeaningThe center of a target.
Synonymbull's eye
Part oftarget, markA reference point to shoot at
Broadercenter, centre, midpointA point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
Spanishdiana
Catalandiana
English > bull: 15 senses > noun 10, communication
MeaningA formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla).
Synonympapal bull
Broaderdecree, edict, fiat, order, rescriptA legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
Spanishbula, bula papal
Catalanbutlla, butlla papal
English > bull: 15 senses > noun 11, animal
Meaningmature male of various mammals of which the female is called 'cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle.
Broaderplacental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammalmammals having a placenta
Spanishtoro
Catalanbrau, toro
English > bull: 15 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningPush or force.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"He bulled through his demands"
Synonymbull through
Broaderpush, bear onPress, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action
English > bull: 15 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningtry to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categoryinvesting, investmentThe act of investing
Broaderspeculate, jobinvest at a risk
Similar tobullAdvance in price / price / price
Nounsbullan investor with an optimistic market outlook
English > bull: 15 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningSpeak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s on something
Synonymstalk through one's hat, bullshit, fake
Broaderfeign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemblemake believe with the intent to deceive / deceive
Spanishliar, parlotear
Catalanmentir
Nounsbullobscene / obscene words for unacceptable behavior
English > bull: 15 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningAdvance in price / price / price.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"stocks were bulling"
Broaderrise, go up, climbincrease / increase in value or to a higher point
Similar tobulltry to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
Nounsbullan investor with an optimistic market outlook

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