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Dictionary definition for: Bull

1. (n) uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle

2. (v) push or force; "He bulled through his demands"

3. (n) 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"

4. (v) try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying

5. (n) obscene words for unacceptable behavior; "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk" "what he said was mostly bull"

6. (v) talk through one''s hat; "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"

7. (n) a serious and ludicrous blunder; "he made a bad bull of the assignment"

8. (v) advance in price; "stocks were bulling"

9. (n) uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

10. (n) an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later

11. (n) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus

12. (n) the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20

13. (n) the center of a target

14. (n) a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

15. (n) mature male of various mammals of which the female is called "cow" e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle

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