meaning of bluntly

bluntly meaning in General Dictionary

In a blunt fashion coarsely plainly suddenly without delicacy or even the normal forms of civility

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  • in a dull direct manner
  • In a blunt way; coarsely; plainly; abruptly; without delicacy, or even the normal forms of civility.

bluntly meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1550s, "stupidly," from dull (adj.) + -ly (2). Meaning "directly" is from 1570s.


bluntly meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) In a blunt manner; coarsely; clearly; suddenly; without delicacy, and/or typical forms of civility.


Sentence Examples with the word bluntly

Carmen ran bluntly manicured fingers through her cropped off curls as her tongue explored a new crack in her dry lips.

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