Definition of Irish bull

1. Noun. Obscene words for unacceptable behavior. "What he said was mostly bull"

Exact synonyms: Bull, Bullshit, Crap, Dogshit, Horseshit, Shit
Generic synonyms: Buncombe, Bunk, Bunkum, Guff, Hogwash, Rot
Language type: Dirty Word, Filth, Obscenity, Smut, Vulgarism
Derivative terms: Bull, Bullshit, Crappy



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irish Bull

Iris versicolor
Iris virginica
Iris xiphioides
Iris xiphium
Irish
IrishE
Irish English
Irish Free State
Irish Gaelic
Irish National Liberation Army
Irish Republican Army
Irish Sea
Irish Sign Language
Irish Wolfhound
Irish Wolfhounds
Irish bull (current term)
Irish burgoo
Irish capital
Irish coffee
Irish coffees
Irish confetti
Irish cream
Irish flute
Irish flutes
Irish gorse
Irish hobbies
Irish hobby
Irish joke
Irish jokes
Irish monetary unit

Literary usage of Irish bull

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Recollections of Samuel Breck: With Passages from His Notebooks (1771-1862) by Samuel Breck, Horace Elisha Scudder (1877)
"A Gale in the Irish Sea and a Shelter under the Isle of Man.—Dublin.—An Irish Bull.—A Hungry Traveller. —Liverpool.—By Stage to London.—Drury Lane. ..."

2. English Composition and Rhetoric by Alexander Bain (1888)
"The Irish bull is a form of wit, accompanied with humour. Its original start was intellectual weakness or incapacity, such as belongs to children and the ..."

3. The Revisers' English: A Series of Criticisms, Showing the Revisers by George Washington Moon (1882)
"Result of being Tossed by an Irish bull. Incipient and Incipient. Blasphemy. ... John C. Hyatt's misadventure with the Irish bull, I expressed a belief, ..."

4. Recollections of Samuel Breck: With Passages from His Notebooks (1771-1862) by Samuel Breck, Horace Elisha Scudder (1877)
"A Gale in the Irish Sea and a Shelter under the Isle of Man.—Dublin.—An Irish Bull.—A Hungry Traveller. —Liverpool.—By Stage to London.—Drury Lane. ..."

5. English Composition and Rhetoric by Alexander Bain (1888)
"The Irish bull is a form of wit, accompanied with humour. Its original start was intellectual weakness or incapacity, such as belongs to children and the ..."

6. The Revisers' English: A Series of Criticisms, Showing the Revisers by George Washington Moon (1882)
"Result of being Tossed by an Irish bull. Incipient and Incipient. Blasphemy. ... John C. Hyatt's misadventure with the Irish bull, I expressed a belief, ..."

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