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point–blank

adjective \ˈpint-ˈblaŋk\

Definition of POINT-BLANK

1
a :  marked by no appreciable drop below initial horizontal line of flight
b :  so close to a target that a missile fired will travel in a straight line to the mark
2
:  direct, blunt <a point–blank refusal>
point–blank adverb

First Known Use of POINT-BLANK

1591
POINT-BLANK Defined for Kids

point–blank

adverb \ˈpnt-ˈblaŋk\

Definition of POINT-BLANK for Kids

:  in a very clear and direct way <He refused point-blank to go.>

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