blunting
-desafilando
Present participleconjugation ofblunt.

blunt

blunt(
bluhnt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (not sharp)
a. desafilado
A blunt knife is no good for cutting meat.Un cuchillo desafilado no sirve para cortar carne.
b. que no tiene punta
That pencil's blunt. Let me get you another one.Ese lápiz no tiene punta. Deja que te traiga otro.
c. romo
They carried wooden sticks with blunt tips.Llevaban porras de madera de punta roma.
d. despuntado
You should change the needle in your sewing machine regularly, not just when it is blunt.Debes cambiar la aguja de tu máquina de coser con regularidad, no solamente cuando está despuntada.
2. (forthright)
a. franco
You didn't have to be so blunt!¡No hacía falta ser tan franco!
b. directo
I find her manner rather blunt.Para mí, su actitud es un tanto directa.
c. terminante
"It's not your problem," was his blunt answer."No es tu problema", fue su respuesta terminante.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to make less sharp)
a. desafilar
I don't use my dressmaking scissors for cutting paper. I don't want to blunt them.No uso mis tijeras de costura para cortar papel. No quiero desafilarlas.
b. despuntar
Mommy, Ed has blunted all my crayons!Mamá, ¡Ed ha despuntado todos mis lápices de colores!
4. (to attenuate)
a. mitigar
Their policies did not succeed in blunting the effects of the recession.Sus políticas no lograron mitigar los efectos de la recesión.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
5.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(drugs)
a. el porro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Whenever you smoke a blunt, you are still inhaling tobacco from the cigar.Cada vez que fumas un porro inhalas tabaco del puro.
b. el churro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I saw him smoke a fat blunt last night.Lo vi fumándose un gran churro anoche.
c. el toque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
For Christmas, he gave me two blunts because he's got plenty of weed at home.Para Navidad, me regaló dos toques porque tiene muchísima mota.
d. el faso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(Southern Cone)
Say, man, you got a blunt?Eh, amigo, ¿tenés un faso?
e. el canuto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
After smoking that blunt, she was completely blazed.Después de fumar ese canuto, estaba totalmente colocada.
f. el peta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We gonna roll some blunts?¿Nos hacemos unos peta?
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blunt
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (blade)
a. romo(a), desafilado(a)
2. (pencil)
a. desafilado(a)
3. (manner, statement, person)
a. franco(a)
4. (refusal)
a. contundente
to be blunt,…para ser francos,…
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (blade, pencil)
a. desafilar
6. (dull; anger, enthusiasm)
a. atenuar, templar
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blunt [blʌnt]
adjective
1 (not sharp) [+edge] desafilado; [+point] despuntado
with a blunt instrument con un instrumento contundente
2 (outspoken) [+manner, person] directo; franco; [+statement] terminante
I will be blunt with you voy a hablarte con franqueza; he was very blunt with me no se mordió la lengua conmigo
transitive verb
[+blade, knife] desafilar; [+pencil] despuntar; debilitar; mitigar;
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