What does bluntly mean?

Definitions for bluntly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bluntly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bluffly, bluntly, brusquely, flat out, roundly(adverb)

    in a blunt direct manner

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


  1. bluntly(Adverb)

    In a blunt manner; without delicacy, or the usual forms of civility.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bluntly(adverb)

    in a blunt manner; coarsely; plainly; abruptly; without delicacy, or the usual forms of civility


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bluntly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bluntly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Medler:

    To put it bluntly, the last century of fire policies have left our forests explosive.

  2. Mohammed Reza Pahlavi:

    Let me tell you quite bluntly that this king business has given me personally nothing but headaches.

  3. Jin Jianhang:

    Bluntly, China's county-level towns are built like European ones, but its villages are like African ones.

  4. Craig Bryan:

    It won’t work, to put it bluntly, at best, it would be a neutral effect, but it could make things worse.

  5. Jim Small:

    He’s got an uphill climb to be competitive in this race, just to put it bluntly, he’s an unknown running as a Republican in that district.

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