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(adj.sat, verb, noun, adj.)


There are 19 meanings of the word Blunt.

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Blunt - as an adjective satellite

Having a broad or rounded end

Example: "Thick marks made by a blunt pencil"

Used of a knife or other blade; not sharp

Example: "A blunt instrument"

Characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion

Example: "Blunt talking and straight shooting"

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Devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

Example: "The blunt truth"

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Blunt - as a verb

Make less intense

Example: "Blunted emotions"

Make numb or insensitive

Example: "The shock numbed her senses"

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Make dull or blunt

Example: "Too much cutting dulls the knife's edge"

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Make less sharp

Example: "Blunt the knives"

Make less lively, intense, or vigorous; impair in vigor, force, activity, or sensation

Example: "Terror blunted her feelings"

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Blunt - as a noun

A fencer's practice foil with a soft tip.

A short needle with a strong point.

(smoking) a marijuana cigar.

Example: "2005: to make his point, lead rapper b-real fired up a blunt in front of the cameras and several hundred thousand people and announced, “i'm taking a hit for every one of y'all!” — martin torgoff, can't find my way home (simon & schuster 2005, p. 461)"


A playboating move resembling a cartwheel performed on a wave.

Blunt - as an adjective

Having a thick edge or point; not sharp.

Dull in understanding; slow of discernment; opposed to acute.

Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious; wanting the forms of civility; rough in manners or speech.

Example: "The blunt admission that he had never liked my company"

Hard to impress or penetrate.

Slow or deficient in feeling: insensitive.

Example Sentences

"He always speaks in blunt terms."
"She gave a blunt response to the criticism."
"The knife has a sharp tip but a blunt edge."
"He has a blunt manner of expressing himself."
"The surgeon used a blunt scalpel during the procedure."
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Word Game Points

Is BLUNT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, blunt is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BLUNT has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is BLUNT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, blunt is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BLUNT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is BLUNT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, blunt is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BLUNT has a WORDFEUD points total of 9.

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