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Meaning of BLATANT

Pronunciation:  'bleytnt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry; "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob"
  2. [adj]  without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious; "open disregard of the law"; "open family strife"; "open hostility"; "a blatant appeal to vanity"; "a blazing indiscretion"
 Synonyms: blazing, clamant, clamorous, conspicuous, noisy, open, strident, unconcealed, vociferous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bla"tant\, a. [Cf. {Bleat}.]
Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring;
disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly. ``Harsh
and blatant tone.'' --R. H. Dana.

      A monster, which the blatant beast men call. --Spenser.

      Glory, that blatant word, which haunts some military
      minds like the bray of the trumpet.      --W. Irving.

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