blunt instrument

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of blunt instrument

: an object without sharp edges or points that is used as a club
  • He was hit over the head with a blunt instrument.

Word by Word Definitions

blunt play
  1. : having an edge or point that is not sharp

  2. : abrupt in speech or manner

  3. : being straight to the point : direct

  1. : to make less sharp, definite, or forceful

  2. : to become blunt (see 1blunt)

  1. : a cigar that has been hollowed out and filled with marijuana

instrument play
  1. : a device used to produce music

  2. : a means whereby something is achieved, performed, or furthered

  3. : one used by another as a means or aid : dupe, tool

  1. : to address a legal instrument to

  2. : to score for musical performance : orchestrate

  3. : to equip with instruments especially for measuring and recording data


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