meaning of blatant

blatant meaning in General Dictionary

Bellowing as a calf bawling brawling clamoring disagreeably clamorous sounding loudly and harshly

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  • without any attempt at concealment; entirely apparent
  • conspicuously and offensively noisy; directed at vehement outcry
  • Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly.

blatant meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1596, in blatant monster, coined by Edmund Spenser in "The Faerie Queen" to explain a thousand-tongued monster representing slander; probably suggested by Latin blatire "to babble." It entered general usage 1650s, as "noisy in an offensive and vulgar way;" the sense of "obvious, glaringly conspicuous" is from 1889. Related: Blatantly.


blatant meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly.


Sentence Examples with the word blatant

The blatant challenge warmed the fire in his blood, and he approached.

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