Pronunciation: (blunt),[key] —adj.,-er, -est, —v., n.
—adj. 1. having an obtuse, thick, or dull edge or point; rounded; not sharp: a blunt pencil. 2. abrupt in address or manner: a blunt, ill-timed question. 3. slow in perception or understanding; obtuse: His isolation has made him blunt about the feelings of others.
—v.t. 1. to make blunt; hebetate: He blunted the knife by using it to cut linoleum. 2. to weaken or impair the force, keenness, or susceptibility of: Wine first excites, then blunts the imagination.
—v.i. to become blunt.
—n. 1. something blunt, as a small-game arrow, a short sewing needle, or a short, thick cigar.
2. Slang.a cigar stuffed with marijuana.