Definition of bullish
1 : suggestive of a bull (as in brawniness)
2a : marked by, tending to cause, or hopeful of rising prices (as in a stock market) a bullish market bullish policies bullish investorsb : optimistic about something's or someone's prospects bullish on the company's future
Examples of bullish in a sentence
Members of her party are bullish about her reelection.
They are bullish about the future of the product.
First Known Use of bullish
BULLISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bullish for English Language Learners
: hopeful or confident that something or someone will be successful : optimistic about the future of something or someone
: expecting the price of stocks to go up : characterized by rising stock prices
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