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bull

noun (1)

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(Entry 1 of 5)

an order publicly issued by an authority
  • the head office issued a bull banning the use of alcohol at all on-site social functions

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bull

noun (2)
slang

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a member of a force charged with law enforcement at the local level
  • the town's drug dealers and bulls were well acquainted with one another

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bull

noun (3)
slang

Synonyms & Antonyms of bull (Entry 3 of 5)

1 boastful speech or writing
  • an interview filled with the usual bull about how seriously she takes the art of acting

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bull

verb (1)

Synonyms of bull (Entry 4 of 5)

to force one's way
  • the beleaguered governor bulled through the crowd of reporters without answering a single question

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bull

verb (2)
slang

Synonyms & Antonyms of bull (Entry 5 of 5)

to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess
  • no one bought all his bulling about how he had beaten the stock market

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The first known use of bull was before the 12th century

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bull

bull's-eye

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“Bull.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bull. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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