the above transcription of blunt is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.
blunt is pronounced in one syllable
press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of blunt
press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of blunt
video examples of blunt pronunciation
An example use of blunt in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… yes we have emily blunt is back john …”
meanings of blunt
Slow or deficient in feeling: insensitive.
Having a thick edge or point; not sharp.
Dull in understanding; slow of discernment; opposed to acute.
Hard to impress or penetrate.
Abrupt in address; plain; unceremonious; wanting the forms of civility; rough in manners or speech.
A playboating move resembling a cartwheel performed on a wave.
A fencer's practice foil with a soft tip.
A marijuana cigar.
A short needle with a strong point.
To dull the edge or point of, by making it thicker; to make blunt.
To repress or weaken; to impair the force, keenness, or susceptibility, of.
blunt frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR
the word blunt occurs in english on average 5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.