bullet point


Definition of bullet point

: an item in a list that has a large dot in front of it to signify its importance broadly : any point or statement given special emphasis (as in a speech)

Examples of bullet point in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Alabama Department of Commerce, which oversees the state’s incentives, released a bullet point of the approximately $135.3 million in tax breaks and credits that will be rolled into the final project agreement. al, 11 May 2022 That’s especially true because the U.S. has the advantage in Fuller’s last bullet point: technology and capital. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 21 May 2022 It’s a growing tradition that as MipTV or Mipcom winds down, Ampere Analysis’ Guy Bisson will present a concise bullet point analysis on what’s really going on with the TV business, making complex current phenomena eminently comprehensible. John Hopewell, Variety, 6 Apr. 2022 Michael Becker, branch manger at Sierra Pacific Mortgage, said one bullet point in the Fed’s news release will put upward pressure on mortgage rates. Washington Post, 27 Jan. 2022 That second bullet point is all-important; the free rapid tests the government is distributing are generally not the type that are proctored. Suzanne Rowan Kelleher, Forbes, 18 Jan. 2022 Placing a banner on LinkedIn, similar to the #OpentoWork trend or adding a bullet point to your résumé could mean the difference between getting a job offer or not. Jack Kelly, Forbes, 20 Sep. 2021 Owners, on the other hand, believe M.L.B. players have the best deal in professional sports and point to this off-season’s free-agent spending as one bullet point in that argument. James Wagner, New York Times, 30 Nov. 2021 The latest bullet point for RB Derrick Henry's MVP résumé? Nate Davis, USA TODAY, 20 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of bullet point

1983, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

7 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Bullet point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bullet%20point. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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