Definition of shoot the bull
- I enjoy shooting the bull with my neighbors.
: a male bovine
: a usually adult male of various large animals (such as elephants, whales, or seals)
: one who buys securities or commodities in expectation of a price rise or who acts to effect such a rise — compare bear
: of or relating to a bull
: suggestive of a bull
: to advance forcefully
: to act on with violence
: a solemn papal letter sealed with a bulla or with a red-ink imprint of the device on the bulla
: edict, decree
: to fool especially by fast boastful talk
: to engage in idle and boastful talk
: a grotesque blunder in language
: empty boastful talk
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