phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Phrases, Sayings and Idioms Home > Discussion Forum

Re: Silver bullet solution

Posted by R. Berg on October 07, 2005

In Reply to: Silver bullet solution posted by Fr Andrew Aranha on October 07, 2005

: What is the meaning of the expression "silver bullet solution"?

According to legend, only a silver bullet could kill a werewolf. Metaphorically, a silver bullet (or a magic bullet) is something that will solve a difficult problem as if by magic.