Definition of bearish
1 : resembling a bear in build or in roughness, gruffness, or surliness a bearish man
2a : marked by, tending to cause, or fearful of falling prices (as in a stock market) bearish investorsb : pessimistic
Examples of bearish in a Sentence
The market has been bearish lately.
some studio execs are bearish about this summer's box office
Recent Examples of bearish from the Web
At the same time, the picture is bearish in the futures market, where hedge funds now hold the first net-short position in two years.
To be sure, many experts, including Goldman Sachs, are turning bearish on the digital currency at its current price.
Bearish analyst reports on the two tech titans contributed to the latest bout of selling.
Wednesday brought three new pieces of data that all point in a bearish...
Malloy played Tolstoy's bearish searcher Pierre - plus the piano and accordion - in the original Ars Nova production.
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The story of a friendless nerd bested the epic tale of a fallen Russian beauty and her bearish defender at the 71st Annual Tony Awards.
Accounts of what spurred it ranged from bearish tweets by a short seller to a cautious note from Goldman Sachs Group.
Reuters said traders were in part taking a bearish view on prices in response to President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord.
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First Known Use of bearish
BEARISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bearish for English Language Learners
: having qualities like a bear
: expecting the price of stocks to go down : characterized by falling stock prices
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