brunt n : main force of a blow etc; "bore the brunt of the attack"
- Rhymes: -ʌnt
- The full adverse effects of; the chief consequences or negative
results of a thing or event.
- Unfortunately, poor areas such as those in New Orleans bore the brunt of Hurricane Katrina's winds.
- The major part of; the bulk.
- If you feel tired of walking, just think of the poor donkey who has carried the brunt of our load.
- sv-adj-form-abs-indef-n brun
Brunt is a common surname:
- Chris Brunt, West Bromwich football player
- Daryl Brunt, contestant on the third season of Canadian Idol
- David Brunt, British meteorologist
- Dominic Brunt, English actor
- Hugh Brunt, British Composer, Conductor and Singer
Brunt, soldier in World War II who was posthumously awarded the
- John Brunt V.C., the pub that bears his name
- Katherine Brunt, English cricketer and 2006 England women's Cricketer of the Year.
- Martin Brunt, crime correspondent for Sky News
- Maureen Brunt, American Olympic curler
- Peter Brunt, ancient historian at Oxford University
- Stephen Brunt, Canadian sports journalist
- Van Brunt House, historic home in Miccosukee, Florida
It may also be used:
appulse, bulldozing, bulling, bump, burden, cannon, carambole, carom, clash, collision, concussion, crack-up, crash, crump, crunch, encounter, full force, hammering, impact, impingement, mauling, meeting, onslaught, onus, percussion, ramming, shock, sideswipe, sledgehammering, smash, smash-up, smashing, stress, thrusting, violence, weight, whomp