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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bluntly mean? 

BLUNTLY (adverb)
  The adverb BLUNTLY has 1 sense:

1. in a blunt direct manner

  Familiarity information: BLUNTLY used as an adverb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BLUNTLY (adverb)

Sense 1bluntly [BACK TO TOP]


In a blunt direct manner


bluffly; bluntly; brusquely; flat out; roundly

Context examples:

he spoke bluntly / he stated his opinion flat-out / he was criticized roundly


blunt (characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion)

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