- bite the bullet
- Word Combinations (noun), Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||a cylindrical, usu. pointed metal projectile that is shot from a firearm.
Three bullets had been shot from the gun.The bullet lodged in the wall behind him.
- similar words:
||a printed dot or other graphic character, usu. one in a series, placed before a list item, a point, or other piece of text to draw attention to or emphasize it.
She used bullets to make her list of key statistics stand out from the page.
||bite the bullet