blunt - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/blʌnt/
adjectiveblunt
comparativeblunter
superlativebluntest
  1. 1
    saying what is true or what you think, even if this offends or upsets people

    It was a frank answer to a blunt question.

    let’s be blunt (=used before saying that something is true but unpleasant):

    Let’s be blunt – younger people will not buy this car.

  2. 2
    not pointed or sharp

    a blunt pencil/razor

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derived word

bluntness

noun [uncountable]