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Synonyms for bull
ˈbʊlˌʃɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bullnoun

    uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle

    Synonyms:
    shit, fuzz, papal bull, pig, copper, strapper, bruiser, bull's eye, crap, bullshit, cop, horseshit, dogshit

    Antonyms:
    bear

  2. bull, bruiser, strapper, Samsonnoun

    a large and strong and heavyset man

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

    Synonyms:
    shit, fuzz, papal bull, pig, copper, strapper, bruiser, bull's eye, crap, bullshit, cop, horseshit, dogshit

    Antonyms:
    bear

  3. bullshit, bull, Irish bull, horseshit, shit, crap, dogshitnoun

    obscene words for unacceptable behavior

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

    Synonyms:
    darn, cop, diddly-squat, diddly, cocksucker, dickhead, squat, hoot, diddlyshit, fuzz, dogshit, strapper, doodly-squat, bullshit, pig, diddly-shit, prick, shit, jack, son of a bitch, crap, tinker's damn, damn, shite, bastard, horseshit, turd, dirt, asshole, diddley, papal bull, bruiser, tinker's dam, diddlysquat, shucks, red cent, dump, copper, bull's eye, whoreson, poop

    Antonyms:
    bear

  4. bullnoun

    a serious and ludicrous blunder

    "he made a bad bull of the assignment"

    Synonyms:
    shit, fuzz, papal bull, pig, copper, strapper, bruiser, bull's eye, crap, bullshit, cop, horseshit, dogshit

    Antonyms:
    bear

  5. bull, cop, copper, fuzz, pignoun

    uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

    Synonyms:
    bull's eye, atomic number 29, slovenly person, hog, strapper, shit, copper color, papal bull, crap, copper, dogshit, blur, hair, tomentum, grunter, horseshit, pig, fuzz, bullshit, bruiser, slob, pig bed, sloven, cop, squealer

    Antonyms:
    bear

  6. bullnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    shit, fuzz, papal bull, pig, copper, strapper, bruiser, bull's eye, crap, bullshit, cop, horseshit, dogshit

    Antonyms:
    bear

  7. Taurus, Bullnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    shit, fuzz, papal bull, pig, copper, strapper, bruiser, bull's eye, crap, bullshit, cop, horseshit, dogshit

    Antonyms:
    bear

  8. Taurus, Taurus the Bull, Bullnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    shit, fuzz, papal bull, pig, copper, strapper, bruiser, bull's eye, crap, bullshit, cop, horseshit, dogshit

    Antonyms:
    bear

  9. bull's eye, bullnoun

    the center of a target

    Synonyms:
    bull's eye, strapper, crap, bell ringer, shit, papal bull, mark, copper, dogshit, home run, horseshit, pig, fuzz, bullshit, bruiser, cop

    Antonyms:
    bear

  10. bull, papal bullnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    shit, fuzz, papal bull, pig, copper, strapper, bruiser, bull's eye, crap, bullshit, cop, horseshit, dogshit

    Antonyms:
    bear

  11. bullverb

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

    Synonyms:
    shit, fuzz, papal bull, pig, copper, strapper, bruiser, bull's eye, crap, bullshit, cop, horseshit, dogshit

    Antonyms:
    bear

  12. bull, bull throughverb

    push or force

    "He bulled through his demands"

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

    Antonyms:
    bear

  13. bullverb

    try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying

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

    Antonyms:
    bear

  14. talk through one's hat, bullshit, bull, fakeverb

    speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths

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

    Synonyms:
    misrepresent, wangle, manipulate, fudge, cook, falsify, bull through, bullshit, forge, fake, counterfeit, talk through one's hat

    Antonyms:
    bear

  15. bullverb

    advance in price

    "stocks were bulling"

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

    Antonyms:
    bear

Editors Contribution

  1. bovine animal

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bullnoun

    Synonyms:
    male of bovine animals

  2. bullnoun

    Synonyms:
    edict (issued by the pope), rescript

  3. bullnoun

    Synonyms:
    blunder (involving a contradiction), gross mistake

  4. bullnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Astron.) taurus

  5. bullnoun

    Synonyms:
    horn-pout, mud-pout, cat-fish (pimelodus cattus)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bullnoun

    Synonyms:
    taurus, minotaur, apis

    Associated words:
    tauriform, taurine, bovine, bellow

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bull":

    taurus, elephant, ngau, bulls, niu, ox, char, conn

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  1. Germaine Greer:

    We are told it's one of the most violent crimes in the world -- bull ****. Most rape is just lazy, just careless, just insensitive, every time a man rolls over on his exhausted wife and insists on enjoying his conjugal right, he is raping her. It will never end up in a court of law.

  2. Rudy Giuliani.Then:

    The radical Democrats' policies are crazy. Their politics are corrupt. Their candidates are terrible and they know they can't win on Election Day, so they're pursuing an illegal, invalid and unconstitutional bull **** impeachment.

  3. Stephen Ward:

    If I put Pinocchio up there, its nose would be too big. It’s me. It’s me. It’s not the bull. It’s not the restaurant. They don’t like me.

  4. Gary Stibel:

    They have a maniacal focus on cash and results, you've got to be very careful about putting a bull in a china shop unless you're prepared to have a lot of broken glass.

  5. Jacques Villeneuve:

    The critical point now is what will happen with Ricciardo, right now it's the reverse situation of when he arrived (at Red Bull) and (Sebastian) Vettel was the driver, except Vettel had four world championships and he doesn't.

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