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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Felt to resemble a certain mammal in roughness, gruffness, irascibility, or surliness. Also: Marked by or tending to a decline in stock prices.

Usage examples (26)
  • Adjective : a bearish market
  • Currently, these market timers are betting bearishly, which is bullish, but it is not to the extreme levels seen in July.
  • Two private soldiers stood bearishly in the doorway.
  • But they are also, broadly speaking, priced too bearishly. for more
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