bearish

[ bair-ish ]SEE DEFINITION OF bearish

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEARISH

I am not naturally unsociable, or bearish, or a surly misogynist.

It is lucky for mamma that, in his green state, he is courtly instead of bearish.'

If I am bearish, I think the best thing you can do is to get out of my way at once.

But of all the ill-tempered, bearish, detestable men I ever met in my life, he is the worst.

Then, with an arm across Rodney's shoulders, he gave him a bearish hug.

A charming fellow with undoubted talent, but so bearish about his music.

His loving, bearish onslaught and his words quite silenced Carley.

That Abernethy is odd all the world knows, but his oddity is far more amusing than repulsive, far more playful than bearish.

Its splendid to see you again, Jerry, caroled Marjorie, hugging her friend with bearish enthusiasm.

He saluted the lady, who gave him a pleasanter reception than her bearish husband had accorded to him.

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