The limited reward for public service cannot blunt the cost.
My observer was blunt about the Texas governor, and this was even before the brain-freeze moment in the Michigan debate.
I think that many fail to make the difference that they hope to because their tool—locking people up—is too blunt an instrument.
Boycotting a country is the equivalent of a blunt, lethal machete not a delicate scalpel.
Twisting the handle, a man suddenly burst in and clubbed him across the head with a blunt, heavy object.
But was Tom Blake, for all his blunt kindliness, capable of such tact?
His head was blunt, and he seemed to have no neck at all, though of course he did have one.
It is square in front, and, bulging out far to each side, tapers to a blunt point behind.
I am not in the mood for fencing with blunt witticisms just now.
Herron's men were hard pressed, but grimly they held to their position, awaiting the arrival of blunt.
c.1200, "dull, obtuse," perhaps from or related to Old Norse blundra (see blunder (v.)). Of tools or weapons, late 14c. Meaning "abrupt of speech or manner" is from 1580s.
late 14c., from blunt (adj.). Related: Blunted; blunting.
street slang for "marijuana and tobacco cigar" (easier to pass around, easier to disguise, and the stimulant in the tobacco enhances the high from the pot) surfaced c.1993, but is said to have originated among Jamaicans in New York City in the early 1980s; from Phillies Blunt brand cigars; see blunt (adj.), which has been used of certain cigars since 19c.
Users say that the Phillies Blunt brand produces less harsh-tasting or sweeter smoke. The leaf wrapper of a Phillies Blunt is strong enough to hold together through the manipulations of making a blunt. Other brands fall apart. [http://nepenthes.lycaeum.org/Drugs/THC/Smoke/blunts.html]
A cigar hollowed out and filled with marijuana
[1980s+ Narcotics; fr the Phillies Blunt2 cigars eponymously used]