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Definition of "bullish" []

  • Having a heavy muscular physique. (adjective)
  • Bullheaded. (adjective)
  • Causing, expecting, or characterized by rising stock market prices: "Cheaper energy is bullish because it stimulates growth” ( Eric Gelman). (adjective)
  • Optimistic or confident: bullish on the prospects of reaching a negotiated settlement. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bullish" in a sentence
  • "One thing I learned from the storm is to be more judicious in the use of the term bullish."
  • "Also, I would look to see if there is what I call a bullish divergence; in other words, futures making a lower low while the tick is making a higher low that would be a bullish divergence."
  • "According to Admiral Toyoda, the meeting started with what he characterized as a bullish attitude to continue the war."