blunt /blʌnt/  adjective

  • 1  having a thick edge or point ; not sharp

    • scissors with blunt [=rounded] ends
    • He was hit over the head with a blunt instrument [=an object without sharp edges or points].

    2  saying or expressing something in a very direct way that may upset some people

    • blunt language
    • blunt statement
    • To be perfectly blunt, I find her annoying.
    • He was blunt about needing more privacy.