As Republican Sen. John McCain bluntly put it this week: "Right now, Bashar al-Assad is winning."
“I think the ‘mandate is merely a tax’ argument is a dodge,” he says bluntly.
To put it bluntly: it often leads to making everything else a secondary—that is, expendable—issue.
At first glance, the late Sir Ernest Gowers looks—to put it bluntly—like a bit of a W——-.
His vibe was icy as he bluntly remarked, “What are you doing here?”
"No, I cannot," declared von Loringhoven bluntly, directing his remarks to his companion.
"Well, I haven't given her up yet, Mrs. Primrose," he said bluntly.
bluntly 134 honest, it was hard for Agnes to play a part in this way.
"Then you have pitched upon the wrong man," said Perrin bluntly.
Despite his subsequent surrender to Krishna, and abject worship of him, Indra is still incensed and bluntly refuses.
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]