adjective, blunt·er, blunt·est.
verb (used with object), blunt·ed, blunt·ing.
verb (used without object), blunt·ed, blunt·ing.
Origin of blunt
Examples from the Web for bluntly
His vibe was icy as he bluntly remarked, “What are you doing here?”When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bluntly stated, Burns failed to tell us what that generation fought for.
“It crossed my mind, when I bring someone to a meeting I destroy his life,” his handler, Ben Yitzhak, says bluntly in the film.
Or, as she says bluntly, “You must start the marriage immediately.”How Gay Marriage Was Won: Prop 8’s Destruction Captured In HBO Movie|Tim Teeman|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the current state party chair Jim Brulte said bluntly, Republicans “have to leave their comfort zone.”
Pedicularis with bluntly serrated leaves, and a pale flesh-coloured flower, with a deeper-coloured spot on the lip.Lachesis Lapponica|Carl von Linn
"I don't believe in you now, at all events," she said, bluntly.The Market-Place|Harold Frederic
"When Norman Gower went overseas we were engaged," she said bluntly, and stopped.Poor Man's Rock|Bertrand W. Sinclair
"I wasn't thinking of young Tidey at all," he declared, bluntly.The Lighted Way|E. Phillips Oppenheim
"Well—I should like you to kiss me," Forrester said bluntly.The Beggar Man|Ruby Mildred Ayres