bull session


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bull session

n. Informal
An informal group discussion.

bull session

n
informal chiefly US and Canadian an informal discussion, often among men
[C20: from bull2]

bull′ ses`sion


n.
an informal group discussion.
[1915–1920]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bull session - an informal discussion (usually among men)
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
group discussion, conference - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
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And during a bull session with the national team Sunday, she expressed intention to play as soon as possible.
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It's like a late-night undergraduate bull session, except that in this case the participants know what they are talking about.
When Ernest Hemingway was in town we had one bull session with him and learned a lot about him that we like.
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Yet The Last Best Hope is less a serious manifesto than a breezy bull session.
Based on the life stories gathered at a late-night bull session with a group of Broadway gypsies, A Chorus Line holds a special place in the annals of musical theater, the backstage musical to end them all.
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Unlike the dignified discourse of an old-time parlor or the lively give-and-take of a dorm-room bull session, online conversations take place with participants distant from one another in space and often separated by time as well.