sweat bullets

Definition of sweat bullets

US, informal

  1. :  to be very nervous or worried I was sweating bullets while I waited to talk to my boss.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to excrete moisture in visible quantities through the openings of the sweat glands :  perspire

    :  to labor or exert oneself so as to cause perspiration

    :  to emit or exude moisture

  1. :  hard work :  drudgery

    :  the fluid excreted from the sweat glands of the skin :  perspiration

    :  moisture issuing from or gathering in drops on a surface

bulletplay bullets
  1. :  a round or elongated missile (as of lead) to be fired from a firearm

    :  cartridge

    :  something resembling a bullet (as in curved form)

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