bearish


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bear·ish

 (bâr′ĭsh)
adj.
1. Resembling or similar to a bear in appearance or manner.
2. Causing, expecting, or characterized by falling prices or declining economic conditions.

bear′ish·ly adv.
bear′ish·ness n.

bearish

(ˈbɛərɪʃ)
adj
1. like a bear; rough; clumsy; churlish
2. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange causing, expecting, or characterized by a fall in prices: a bearish market.
ˈbearishly adv
ˈbearishness n

bear•ish

(ˈbɛər ɪʃ)

adj.
1. like a bear; rough, burly, or clumsy.
2. grumpy or rude.
3.
a. (of a market) declining or tending toward a decline in prices.
b. pessimistic, esp. about general business conditions.
[1735–45]
bear′ish•ly, adv.
bear′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bearish - expecting prices to fallbearish - expecting prices to fall    
securities market, stock exchange, stock market - an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
pessimistic - expecting the worst possible outcome

bearish

adjective (Stock Exchange) falling, declining, slumping, weakening, dwindling the market's recent bearish trend
Translations

bearish

[ˈbɛərɪʃ] ADJ [person, attitude] → pesimista; [market] → (de tendencia) bajista

bearish

adj (St Ex) → zur Baisse neigend attr; to be bearish on somethingbei etw auf Baisse spekulieren
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