bullet point

noun

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 Performance matters more, with high frame rates often being the biggest bullet point in games making the jump from an old console to the new. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Sony’s new PlayStation 5 feels like a luxury item, but one worth the investment (review)," 12 Nov. 2020 Performance matters more, with high frame rates often being the biggest bullet point in games making the jump from an old console to the new. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Sony’s new PlayStation 5 feels like a luxury item, but one worth the investment (review)," 12 Nov. 2020 Performance matters more, with high frame rates often being the biggest bullet point in games making the jump from an old console to the new. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Sony’s new PlayStation 5 feels like a luxury item, but one worth the investment (review)," 12 Nov. 2020 Performance matters more, with high frame rates often being the biggest bullet point in games making the jump from an old console to the new. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Sony’s new PlayStation 5 feels like a luxury item, but one worth the investment (review)," 12 Nov. 2020 Performance matters more, with high frame rates often being the biggest bullet point in games making the jump from an old console to the new. Britton Peele, Dallas News, "Review: Sony’s new PlayStation 5 feels like a luxury item, but one worth the investment," 6 Nov. 2020 This is your weekly Adrian Clayborn appreciation bullet point. Dan Labbe, cleveland, "The Browns stuck with who they are when the chips were down: Rewatch observations," 29 Sep. 2020 His second bullet point is a change in public policy to address development along the creek. David Taylor, Houston Chronicle, "Frustrated Cypress Creek group asks county for two solutions to flooding," 19 Sep. 2020 The 10th bullet point on the third page of Indiana’s football game contract with UConn has words a casual fan wouldn’t expect. Jon Blau, The Indianapolis Star, "IU football: Resolution of canceled games could become murky," 12 July 2020

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First Known Use of bullet point

1983, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bullet point was in 1983

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3 Mar 2021

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“Bullet point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bullet%20point. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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bullet point

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bullet point

: an item in a list that has a large dot (called a bullet) in front of it to show that it is important

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