Bullet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbʊlɪt|  American pronunciation of the word bullet
Brit.  |ˈbʊlɪt|  British pronunciation of the word bullet


- a projectile that is fired from a gun (syn: slug)
- a high-speed passenger train
- (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity (syn: fastball, heater, hummer, smoke)


He was killed by an assassin's bullet.

Bullets were used to separate each item.

The quarterback threw a bullet to the receiver.

The bullet lodged in her shoulder.

Every bullet has its billet.

The bullet passed not five inches from my head!

The bullet had gone through his hand.

The bullet traveled straight and true.

The bullet struck him in the leg.

The bullet sang past his helmet.

The soldier was winged by a stray bullet.

The bullet failed to penetrate.

The bullet lodged in his brain.

The bullet lodged itself in his brain.

He dispatched the guard with one bullet.

Word forms

singular: bullet
plural: bullets
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