Blunt·ly, adv. In a blunt manner; coarsely; plainly; abruptly; without delicacy, or the usual forms of civility.
Sometimes after bluntly giving his opinions, he would quietly lay himself asleep until the end of their deliberations. --Jeffrey.
adv : in a blunt direct manner; "he spoke bluntly"; "he stated his
opinion flat-out"; "he was criticized roundly" [syn: bluffly,
brusquely, flat out, roundly]