Definition of Bearish

1. Adjective. Expecting prices to fall.

Category relationships: Securities Market, Stock Exchange, Stock Market
Similar to: Pessimistic



Definition of Bearish

1. a. Partaking of the qualities of a bear; resembling a bear in temper or manners.

Definition of Bearish

1. Adjective. Resembling or likened to a bear, typically in being rough, surly, or clumsy. ¹

2. Adjective. (context: stock market) Characterized by falling share prices. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bearish

1. resembling a bear (a large mammal) [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bearish

bearing down
bearing false witness
bearing fruit
bearing metal
bearing on
bearing out
bearing rein
bearing reins
bearing up
bearing upon
bearing wall
bearing witness
bearingless
bearinglike
bearings
bearish (current term)
bearishly
bearishness
bearishnesses
bearleap
bearlike
bearling
bearly
bearnaise
bearnaise sauce
bearproof
bearproofed
bearproofing
bears
bears down

Literary usage of Bearish

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1. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1884)
"... now seated on his haunches, and now again standing on his head, or going through other " uncouth and bearish antics," was so ordinary an object in FIG. ..."

2. A New Dictionary of Quotations from the Greek, Latin, and Modern Languages (1869)
""The person of BEETHOVEN is, in this volume, described as filthy, and his manners as bearish ; but Ingenium ingens," &c. ..."

3. Profiting from Chaos: : Using Chaos Theory for Market Timing, Stock by Tonis Vaga (1994)
"If fundamentals are bearish during crowd behavior, the nonlinear model forecasts the ... Now the bearish side of the well is the most probable outcome. ..."

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