bull session

noun

Definition of bull session

: an informal discursive group discussion

Examples of bull session in a Sentence

The governor had a bull session with his staff.
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First Known Use of bull session

1919, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bull session

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“Bull session.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bull%20session. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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bull session

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bull session

US, informal : an informal conversation in which a group of people talk about something

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