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a. Having a heavy muscular physique.
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.
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.
1. like a bull.
2. obstinate or stupid.
a. (of a market, esp. the stock market) characterized by or causing a trend toward rising prices.
b. optimistic, esp. about general business conditions.
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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"