blunt / blʌnt /


blunt4 个定义

adj. 形容词 adjective

blunt·er, blunt·est.

  1. having an obtuse, thick, or dull edge or point; rounded; not sharp: a blunt pencil.
  2. abruptly plain and direct in address or manner, without attempting to be tactful: a blunt, ill-timed question.
  3. slow in perception or understanding; obtuse: His isolation has made him blunt about the feelings of others.
v. 有主动词 verb

blunt·ed, blunt·ing.

  1. to make blunt or dull: He blunted the knife by using it to cut linoleum.
  2. to weaken or impair the force, keenness, or susceptibility of: Wine first excites, then blunts the imagination.
v. 无主动词 verb

blunt·ed, blunt·ing.

  1. to become blunt or dull.
n. 名词 noun
  1. something blunt, as a small-game arrow, a short sewing needle, or a short, thick cigar.
  2. Slang. a cigar stuffed with marijuana.

blunt 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective

not sharp

adj. 形容词 adjective


v. 动词 verb

make dull


  1. A 2018 survey by the International Monetary Fund, cited by the Wall Street Journal, found government bankers are experimenting with the technology as a way to lower costs and to blunt the rise of private cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.
  2. Washington’s inability to strike a deal on a new stimulus spending plan, market observers agree, has blunted the economic recovery.
  3. Ethically speaking, then, any respectful engagement with them calls for a recognition of that fact, not a blunt attempt at persuasion.
  4. Galloway, known well for blunt and opinionated commentary on the tech industry, says he grew concerned that Robinhood had become “casino-like” and gamified, encouraging newer investors to trade when they had little knowledge of the markets.
  5. They either blunt other economic activity or have too small of an overall impact to even measure.
  6. The pale, baby-faced, red-cheeked rapper is furiously puffing away at a hastily-made blunt crammed with low-grade weed.
  7. This was very blunt and surprising to hear from any official in charge of an aviation disaster.
  8. The real reason Mister Ham was taking bids was, to be perfectly blunt, because he needed the money.
  9. No matter how admirable or inspiring his message appears to be, it often hits you over the head like a blunt instrument.
  10. “It was like a curtain was beginning to be opened,” says Noor, who was surprised by the blunt request.
  11. Presently his blunt ungainly head rose within ten feet of them.
  12. She shook her head—Gilbert was not at home, and her axe was so blunt that a body might ride to Rumford on it.
  13. Jess worked hard over the head, pushing the padding well into the blunt nose.
  14. Then she picked up a magazine and glanced through it, cutting the pages with a blunt edge of her knife.
  15. You can bet no trace will ever be found of that blunt instrument, and naturally he left no evidence coming or going.