A medicine or other remedy, especially an undiscovered or hypothetical one, with wonderful or highly specific properties.
- He focused on prevention, lifestyle, and dietary medicine - not magic bullets.
- In the absence of a vaccine and a magic bullet against HIV and the disease it engenders, public health authorities had to develop a comprehensive prevention strategy.
- Even when things are going well, it's natural to become frustrated and wish for a magic bullet to cure your cancer.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: mag·ic bul·let
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.