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point-blank

point-blank

 
pronunciation:
poInt blaengk
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of a gunshot or other shot, fired at very close range.
definition 2: of a statement, unhesitating and direct.
similar words:
explicit
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part of speech: adverb
definition 1: with a direct aim at very close range.
definition 2: without tact or hesitation; directly.
I told him point-blank what I thought of him.
similar words:
plump