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Etymology

Possibly from Old Norse blundra.

Pronunciation

Adjective

blunt (comparative blunter, superlative bluntest)

Positive
blunt

Comparative
blunter

Superlative
bluntest

  1. Having a thick edge or point, as an instrument; not sharp.
  2. Dull in understanding; slow of discernment; opposed to acute.
  3. Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious; wanting the forms of civility; rough in manners or speech.
  4. Hard to impress or penetrate.
  5. Slow or deficient in feeling: insensitive

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Noun

Singular
blunt

Plural
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  1. A fencer's foil.
  2. A short needle with a strong point.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A marijuana cigar.
    • 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)

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Verb

Infinitive
to blunt

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to blunt (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker; to make blunt.
  2. To repress or weaken, as any appetite, desire, or power of the mind; to impair the force, keenness, or susceptibility, of; as, to blunt the feelings.

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