Synonyms for (adjective) point-blank

Synonyms: point-blank

Definition: close enough to go straight to the target

Usage: point-blank range; a point-blank shot

Similar words: direct

Definition: direct in spatial dimensions; proceeding without deviation or interruption; straight and short

Usage: a direct route; a direct flight; a direct hit


Synonyms: blunt, candid, plainspoken, point-blank, straight-from-the-shoulder, outspoken, forthright, frank, free-spoken

Definition: characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion

Usage: blunt talking and straight shooting; a blunt New England farmer; I gave them my candid opinion; forthright criticism; a forthright approach to the problem; tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank; it is possible to be outspoken without being rude; plainspoken and to the point; a point-blank accusation

Similar words: direct

Definition: straightforward in means or manner or behavior or language or action

Usage: a direct question; a direct response; a direct approach