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bull·ish

 (bo͝ol′ĭsh)
adj.
1.
a. Having a heavy muscular physique.
b. Bullheaded.
2.
a. Causing, expecting, or characterized by rising stock market prices: "Cheaper energy is bullish because it stimulates growth" (Eric Gelman).
b. Optimistic or confident: bullish on the prospects of reaching a negotiated settlement.

bull′ish·ly adv.
bull′ish·ness n.

bullish

(ˈbʊlɪʃ)
adj
1. like a bull
2. (Stock Exchange) stock exchange causing, expecting, or characterized by a rise in prices: a bullish market.
3. informal cheerful and optimistic: the prime minister was in a bullish mood.
ˈbullishly adv
ˈbullishness n

bull•ish

(ˈbʊl ɪʃ)

adj.
1. like a bull.
2. obstinate or stupid.
3.
a. (of a market, esp. the stock market) characterized by or causing a trend toward rising prices.
b. optimistic, esp. about general business conditions.
[1560–70]
bull′ish•ly, adv.
bull′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bullish - expecting a rise in prices
securities market, stock exchange, stock market - an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
optimistic - expecting the best in this best of all possible worlds; "in an optimistic mood"; "optimistic plans"; "took an optimistic view"

bullish

Translations

bullish

[ˈbʊlɪʃ] ADJoptimista (Fin) → (de tendencia) alcista

bullish

[ˈbʊlɪʃ] adj
(on stock market) [mood] → haussier/ière
(= optimistic) to be bullish about sth → être optimiste au sujet de qch, être optimiste à propos de qchbull market nmarché m haussier, marché m à la hausse

bullish

adj
personalityselbstsicher; to be bullish about somethingin Bezug auf etw (acc)zuversichtlich sein
(St Ex) the market was bullishder Markt war in Haussestimmung
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