n. a specific, fail-safe solution to a problem. (From the notion that a bullet made of silver is required to shoot a werewolf.) : I'm not suggesting that the committee has provided us with a silver bullet, only that their advice was timely and useful. , I don't know the answer. I don't have a magic bullet!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition. Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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