strong as a bull


strong as a bull
(as) strong as a bull See: as strong as an ox

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  • strong — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. powerful (see strength); strong smelling, pungent, piquant, etc. (see odor); intense, concentrated, brilliant, bright, vivid, dazzling, etc.; alcoholic, spirituous, hard, bodied, heady, proof (see… …   English dictionary for students

  • bull — 1. noun /bʊl/ a) The adult male of certain large mammals, such as whales, elephants and seals.<!do not put etc here: these are examples, not an exhaustive list b) In particular, the uncastrated adult male of domesticated cattle or oxen. Syn:… …   Wiktionary

  • bull — bÊŠl n. male bovine; male ox; male elephant; police officer; official Papal letter; harassment (Military); large and strong man; 2nd sign of the zodiac; center of a target v. cause or attempt to cause prices to rise (in the stock exchange); push …   English contemporary dictionary

  • strong — adj 1. mighty, powerful, strong as a bull or horse or moose or lion, Herculean, Atlantean, Sl. packing a punch or wallop, Archaic. potential; muscular, sinewy, wiry, brawny, strapping, well built, athletic, musclebound; sturdy as an ox, burly,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • bull-necked — adjective (of a man) having a thick, strong neck. Derivatives bull neck noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • Bull riding — is a rodeo sport that involves a rider getting on a large bull and attempting to stay mounted for at least 8 seconds while the animal attempts to buck off the rider. The rider tightly fastens one hand to the bull with a long braided rope. It is a …   Wikipedia

  • bull terrier — bull terriers N COUNT A bull terrier is a breed of strong dog with a short, whitish coat and a thick neck. → See also pit bull terrier …   English dictionary

  • bull bar — UK US noun [countable] [singular bull bar plural bull bars] a frame of strong metal bars around the front of a car or truck, used for protecting it if there is an accident Thesaurus: external parts of cars and other road vehicles …   Useful english dictionary

  • bull terrier — n a strong short haired dog →↑pit bull terrier …   Dictionary of contemporary English