Definition of bluntly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈblʌntli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblʌntli//
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in a very direct way, without trying to be polite or kind To put it bluntly, I want a divorce. ‘Is she dead?’ he asked bluntly.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bluntly