- 1(of a shot) fired with the gun touching or very close to the person or thing it is aimed at The officer was shot dead at point-blank range.
- 2(of something that is said) very definite and direct, and not very polite synonym blunt a point-blank refusal
[only before noun]
She fired point-blank at his chest. He refused point-blank to be photographed.
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