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bull

 
Noun bull has 11 senses
  1. bull - uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
    --1 is a kind of
    cattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurus
    --1 has part: horn
    --1 has particulars: bullock
  2. bull, bruiser, strapper, Samson - a large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"
    --2 is a kind of man, adult male
  3. bullshit, bull, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshit - obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"; "what he said was mostly bull"
    --3 is a kind of bunk, bunkum, buncombe, guff, rot, hogwash
    Derived form: verb bull3
  4. bull - a serious and ludicrous blunder; "he made a bad bull of the assignment"
    --4 is a kind of
    blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo
  5. bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pig - uncomplimentary terms for a policeman
    --5 is a kind of policeman, police officer, officer
  6. bull - an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later
    --6 is a kind of
    investor
    Antonyms: bear
    Derived forms: verb bull2, verb bull4
  7. Taurus, Bull - (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus
    --7 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
  8. Taurus, Taurus the Bull, Bull - the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20
    --8 is a kind of sign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house
  9. bull's eye, bull - the center of a target
    --9 is a kind of center, centre, midpoint
    --9 is a part of target, mark
  10. bull, papal bull - a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)
    --10 is a kind of decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript
  11. bull - mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle
    --11 is a kind of
    placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal
Verb bull has 4 senses
  1. bull, bull through - push or force; "He bulled through his demands"
    --1 is one way to push, bear on
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. bull - try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
    --2 is one way to
    speculate, job
    Derived form: noun bull6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. bullshit, bull, fake - talk through one's hat; "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"
    --3 is one way to feign, sham, pretend, affect, dissemble
    Derived form: noun bull3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s on something
  4. bull - advance in price; "stocks were bulling"
    --4 is one way to
    rise, go up, climb
    Derived form: noun bull6
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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