Definition of bear market in English:

Share this entry

bear market

Pronunciation: /ˈˌbe(ə)r ˈmärkət/


Stock Market
A market in which prices are falling, encouraging selling.
Example sentences
  • Therefore, your pension is priced for a bull market, not a bear market, and as a result is very risky.
  • Despite a three-year bear market share prices can not be said to be cheap.
  • As the bear market in shares has become more pronounced, messenger shooters have become more common.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: bear mar·ket

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.