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bullish

[bool-ish]
adjective
1.
like a bull.
2.
obstinate or stupid.
3.
Commerce.
a.
rising in prices.
b.
characterized by favorable economic prospects.
c.
Informal. regarding a particular investment as potentially profitable (often followed by on ): We're still bullish on treasury bonds.
4.
hopeful; optimistic.

Origin:
1560–70; bull1 + -ish1

bullishly, adverb
bullishness, noun
superbullish, adjective
superbullishly, adverb
superbullishness, noun
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bullish (ˈbʊlɪʃ)
 
adj
1.  like a bull
2.  stock exchange causing, expecting, or characterized by a rise in prices: a bullish market
3.  informal cheerful and optimistic: the prime minister was in a bullish mood
 
'bullishness
 
n

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bullish
1560s, from bull (1) + -ish; stock market sense is from 1882.
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