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Definitions of bullet

  1. a projectile that is fired from a gun
  2. ( baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; " he swung late on the fastball"; " he showed batters nothing but smoke"
  3. A small ball.
  4. A missile, usually of lead, and round or elongated in form, to be discharged from a rifle, musket, pistol, or other small firearm.
  5. A cannon ball.
  6. A small ball or projectile to be shot from a gun or firearm.
  7. A ball of lead for loading small arms.
  8. Ball for a gun, etc.
  9. A small projectile for a firearm.
  10. A round ball of metal; a shot.
  11. A round or oblong ball of metal, used for loading pistols, guns, or rifles.
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Usage examples for bullet

  1. He lies in his room upstairs, with a bullet through his arm. – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
  2. I examined him, and saw that the bullet bad passed through,- therefore he continued firing. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  3. The bullet hit far behind. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  4. As the bullet passed through Col. – The Attempted Assassination of ex-President Theodore Roosevelt by Oliver Remey Henry Cochems Wheeler Bloodgood
  5. First, the letter to shame her; then the bullet to hang him. – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  6. Life was little to me, then, and I would not have cared if a bullet cut it short. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  7. The bullet which killed my brother was not found in the heart. – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  8. One men got him a bullet in th' shoulder, but they got away clean. – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
  9. Right in the middle; and, by George, there's the bullet, too! – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  10. He paused and added: " Lad, the bullet was meant for you." – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
  11. You are come to the wrong man for that; but the right one, I can tell you, for a bullet." – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  12. The first intimation these Indians had of the presence of white men on that side of the river came to them in the shape of a bullet from Dale's rifle, which killed one of the party, and caused the rest of them to abandon their provision pack, and flee precipitately through the woods. – Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama. by George Cary Eggleston
  13. Of course, I saw the flash, but the bullet didn't come anywhere near me. – Prescott of Saskatchewan by Harold Bindloss
  14. I shall have one of those dreams of mine to carry around in my memory for a year, like a bullet in my back. – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable
  15. The bullet had wounded her in the shoulder. – Waihoura, the Maori Girl by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. " Let me come forward and send a bullet through it," said the doctor. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  17. You can't run faster than a bullet, you know. – Little Jack Rabbit and the Squirrel Brothers by David Cory
  18. The bullet wasn't that bad! – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  19. The bullet was cut out, and was as flat as a half- dollar. – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
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