Found 3 items, similar to bull.
English → Indonesian
banteng, berspekulasi, menyerobot, sapi jantan, untung-untungan
English → English
n 1: uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
2: a large and strong and heavyset man; “he was a bull of a
; “a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he
3: obscene words for unacceptable behavior; “I put up with a
lot of bullshit from that jerk”
; “what he said was mostly
, Irish bull
4: a serious and ludicrous blunder; “he made a bad bull of the
5: uncomplimentary terms for a policeman [syn: cop
6: an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor
who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale
later [ant: bear
7: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus
8: the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from
about April 20 to May 20 [syn: Taurus
, Taurus the Bull
9: the center of a target [syn: bull's eye
10: a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in
antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)
[syn: papal bull
11: mature male of various mammals of which the female is called
`cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle
v 1: push or force; “He bulled through his demands”
[syn: bull through
2: try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying
3: talk through one's hat; “The politician was not well
prepared for the debate and faked it”
4: advance in price; “stocks were bulling”
English → English
, n. [OE. bulle, fr. L. bulla bubble, stud, knob,
LL., a seal or stamp: cf. F. bulle. Cf. Bull
a ball, Boil
, v. i.]
1. A seal. See Bulla
2. A letter, edict, or respect, of the pope, written in
Gothic characters on rough parchment, sealed with a bulla,
and dated “a die Incarnationis,”
i. e., “from the day
of the Incarnation.”
See Apostolical brief, under
A fresh bull of Leo's had declared how inflexible
the court of Rome was in the point of abuses.
3. A grotesque blunder in language; an apparent congruity,
but real incongruity, of ideas, contained in a form of
expression; so called, perhaps, from the apparent
incongruity between the dictatorial nature of the pope's
bulls and his professions of humility.
And whereas the papist boasts himself to be a Roman
Catholic, it is a mere contradiction, one of the
pope's bulls, as if he should say universal
particular; a Catholic schimatic. --Milton.
The Golden Bull
, an edict or imperial constitution made by
the emperor Charles IV. (1356), containing what became the
fundamental law of the German empire; -- so called from
its golden seal.
Syn: See Blunder
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, n. [OE. bule, bul, bole; akin to D. bul, G. bulle,
Icel. boli, Lith. bullus, Lett. bollis, Russ. vol'; prob. fr.
the root of AS. bellan, E. bellow.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) The male of any species of cattle
); hence, the male of any large quadruped, as
the elephant; also, the male of the whale.
Note: The wild bull of the Old Testament is thought to be the
oryx, a large species of antelope.
2. One who, or that which, resembles a bull in character or
action. --Ps. xxii. 12.
(a) Taurus, the second of the twelve signs of the zodiac.
(b) A constellation of the zodiac between Aries and
Gemini. It contains the Pleiades.
At last from Aries rolls the bounteous sun,
And the bright Bull receives him. --Thomson.
4. (Stock Exchange) One who operates in expectation of a rise
in the price of stocks, or in order to effect such a rise.
See 4th Bear
, n., 5.
5. a ludicrously false statement; nonsense. Also used as an
Syn: bullshit, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, crapola,
bunk, bunkum, buncombe, guff, nonsense, rot, tommyrot,
balderdash, hogwash, dogshit.
, the practice of baiting bulls, or rendering
them furious, as by setting dogs to attack them.
, a humorous name for the English, collectively;
also, an Englishman. “Good-looking young John Bull.”
To take the bull by the horns
, to grapple with a difficulty
instead of avoiding it.
Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large;
(Zo["o]l.), the night hawk; -- so called from the
loud noise it makes while feeding on the wing, in the
(a) A stupid fellow.
(Zo["o]l.), the chub mackerel.
(Mining), a direct single-acting pumping engine,
in which the steam cylinder is placed above the pump.
(Zo["o]l.), the pine snake of the United States.
, a castrated bull. See Stag
, a wheel, or drum, on which a rope is wound for
lifting heavy articles, as logs, the tools in well boring,
, v. i.
To be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do.
, v. t. (Stock Exchange)
To endeavor to raise the market price of; as, to bull
railroad bonds; to bull stocks; to bull Lake Shore; to
endeavor to raise prices in; as, to bull the market. See 1st
, n., 4.