point-blank

adjective \ ˈpȯint-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

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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POINT-BLANK Defined for Kids

point-blank

adverb \ ˈpȯnt-ˈblaŋk \

Definition of point-blank for Students

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


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