Simple Definition of magic bullet
: a drug or treatment that cures a disease quickly and easily without producing bad effects
: something that solves a difficult problem easily
Full Definition of magic bullet
1 : a substance or therapy capable of destroying pathogens (as bacteria or cancer cells) or providing an effective remedy for a disease or condition without deleterious side effects
2 : something providing an effective solution to a difficult or previously unsolvable problem <a magic bullet to stem voter apathy>
Examples of magic bullet in a sentence
There is no magic bullet to fix our educational system.
First Known Use of magic bullet
Rhymes with magic bullet
dodge a bullet, silver bullet
Medical Definition of magic bullet
: a substance or therapy capable of destroying pathogenic agents (as bacteria or cancer cells) or providing a remedy for a disease or condition without deleterious side effects
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