Translation of "blunt" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /blʌnt/ us /blʌnt/

blunt adjective (NOT SHARP)

C2 A blunt pencil, knife, etc. is not sharp and therefore not able to write, cut, etc. well.


blunt adjective (RUDE)

C2 saying what you think without trying to be polite or considering other people's feelings

I'll be blunt - that last piece of work you did was terrible. 我就直说了——你创作的最后一件作品糟糕透了。

bluntverb [ T ]

uk /blʌnt/ us /blʌnt/

to make something less sharp


to make a feeling less strong

My recent bad experience has blunted my enthusiasm for travel. 最近的倒霉经历已经使我对旅游的热情减弱了不少。

(Translation of “blunt” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)