Synonyms for bull

Synonyms for (noun) bull

Synonyms: bull

Definition: a serious and ludicrous blunder

Usage: he made a bad bull of the assignment

Similar words: bloomer, blooper, blunder, boner, boo-boo, botch, bungle, fuckup, flub, foul-up, pratfall

Definition: an embarrassing mistake


Synonyms: bull

Definition: mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle

Similar words: eutherian, eutherian mammal, placental, placental mammal

Definition: mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials


Synonyms: bull

Definition: uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle

Similar words: cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurus, cattle

Definition: domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age

Usage: so many head of cattle; wait till the cows come home; seven thin and ill-favored kine- Bible; a team of oxen


Synonyms: bull, bullshit, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, dogshit, crap

Definition: obscene words for unacceptable behavior

Usage: I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk; what he said was mostly bull

Similar words: buncombe, bunk, bunkum, rot, hogwash, guff

Definition: unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)


Synonyms: bull, papal bull

Definition: a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

Similar words: decree, edict, rescript, order, fiat

Definition: a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

Usage: a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there


Synonyms: bull, bull's eye

Definition: the center of a target

Similar words: center, centre, midpoint

Definition: a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure


Synonyms: Bull, Taurus, Taurus the Bull

Definition: the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20

Similar words: planetary house, sign, sign of the zodiac, star sign, house, mansion

Definition: (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided


Synonyms: Bull, Taurus

Definition: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do


Synonyms: bruiser, bull, Samson, strapper

Definition: a large and strong and heavyset man

Usage: he was a bull of a man; a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got

Similar words: man, adult male

Definition: an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

Usage: there were two women and six men on the bus


Synonyms: bull

Definition: an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later

Similar words: investor

Definition: someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns


Synonyms: bull, cop, copper, pig, fuzz

Definition: uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

Similar words: police officer, policeman, officer

Definition: a member of a police force

Usage: it was an accident, officer

Synonyms for (verb) bull

Synonyms: bull

Definition: advance in price

Usage: stocks were bulling

Similar words: climb, rise, go up

Definition: increase in value or to a higher point

Usage: prices climbed steeply; the value of our house rose sharply last year


Synonyms: talk through one's hat, bull, bullshit, fake

Definition: speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths

Usage: The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it

Similar words: sham, dissemble, feign, pretend, affect

Definition: make believe with the intent to deceive

Usage: He feigned that he was ill; He shammed a headache


Synonyms: bull

Definition: try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying

Similar words: speculate, job

Definition: invest at a risk

Usage: I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating


Synonyms: bull, bull through

Definition: push or force

Usage: He bulled through his demands

Similar words: push, bear on

Definition: press, drive, or impel (someone) to action or completion of an action

Usage: He pushed her to finish her doctorate