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  Words related to bull

Related / Similar Words: papal bull, bull's eye, Taurus, Taurus the Bull, Bull, bruiser, strapper, Samson, cop, copper, fuzz, pig, fake, bull through

 

Definition:
  • a serious and ludicrous blunder; "he made a bad bull of the assignment";
  • mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow''; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle;
  • uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle;
  • a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla);
  • the center of a target;
  • the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20;
  • (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus;
  • 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";
  • an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later;
  • uncomplimentary terms for a policeman;
  • advance in price; "stocks were bulling";
  • talk through one''s hat; "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it";
  • try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying;
  • push or force; "He bulled through his demands";

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    Hyponyms: bullock

     

    Part Meronyms: target, mark

     

    Derivational Morphology: bruise, contuse, collar, nail, apprehend, arrest, pick up, nab, cop, fake, sham, postiche, imposter, impostor, pretender, faker, fraud, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player

     

    Anagrams: bulb, blub

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: dem   Armenian: ցուլ  
    Catalan: toro   Chinese: 公牛  
    Croatian: bik   Danish: han and tyr  
    Dutch: bul and stier   Esperanto: virbovo  
    Finnish: bulla and sonni and uros   French: bulle and mâle and taureau  
    Frisian: bolle   Galician: touro  
    German: Bulle   Greek: ταύρος and βόδι  
    Hungarian: bika   Interlingua: bulla and masculo and tauro  
    Irish: tarbh   Italian: bolla and maschio and toro  
    Japanese: 雄牛   Korean: 불라 and 수컷 and 황소  
    Latin: taurus   Norwegian: okse  
    Polish: bulla and byk   Portuguese: bula and touro  
    Romanian: taur   Russian: булла and бык  
    Slovene: bik and bula   Spanish: bula and toro  
    Swahili: ng'ombe dume   Swedish: bulla and hane and tjur  
    Telugu: ఎద్దు  
     
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