blunt blunt  /b ˈlənt/


  1. (v) make less intense
  2. (v) make numb or insensitive
  3. (v) make dull or blunt
  4. (v) make less sharp
  5. (v) make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation
  6. (adj) having a broad or rounded end
  7. (adj) used of a knife or other blade; not sharp
  8. (adj) characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion
  9. (adj) devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment



  1. According to two sources with knowledge of the meeting, the Army and Marine officers were blunt.
  2. Modern history has a way of being modest with its gifts and blunt with its reckonings.


  1. Senator Blunt Concerned Medicare Proposal Could Reduce Vital Services

    From a press release from Senator Roy Blunt's office... WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) sent a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today expressing his concern regarding a proposal in President Barack Obama’s FY14 budget proposal that would greatly limit critical reimbursement to providers for Medicare beneficiaries who are ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTTS 94.7

  2. Blunt, Streep to reunite for film

    Emily Blunt is re-teaming with her "The Devil Wears Prada" co-star Meryl Streep in the big-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning stage show "Into the Woods."
    on June 7, 2013     Source: MSNBC

  3. BLUNT USA offers new spin on golf umbrellas |

    The BLUNT Golf_G2 golf umbrella will keep you and your equipment dry. One of the most important pieces of equipment in a golfer’s bag is one they hope to rarely use --an umbrella.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: PGA


  1. "He knows how bad I want him back," Bryant said in the on-court award ceremony. "I've told him that. I've been openly blunt about that and told him how much I want him back. Let's go for it again. Let's go for it again."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "I'm going to be blunt with you," Mr. Angelides said. "It sounds to me like selling a car with faulty brakes, and then selling an insurance policy on those cars."
    on Jan 14, 2010 By: Lloyd Blankfein Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

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