Definitions for BLATANTˈbleɪt nt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bla•tantˈbleɪt nt(adj.)

  1. brazenly obvious:

    a blatant error.

  2. offensively loud.

  3. tastelessly conspicuous.

Origin of blatant:

coined by Spenser in 1596; cf. L blatīre to babble, prate


Princeton's WordNet

  1. blatant, blazing, conspicuous(adj)

    without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious

    "blatant disregard of the law"; "a blatant appeal to vanity"; "a blazing indiscretion"

  2. blatant, clamant, clamorous, strident, vociferous(adj)

    conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

    "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. blatant(adjective)ˈbleɪt nt

    obvious and unashamed

    a blatant disregard of the rules


  1. blatant(Adjective)

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

  2. blatant(Adjective)

    Obvious, on show

  3. Origin: (1596) coined by Edmund Spenser ("blatant beast"). Probably a variation of *blatand ( blaitand), present participle of blate, a variation of bleat. See bleat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blatant(adj)

    bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly

Translations for BLATANT

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


very obvious; shameless

a blatant lie; blatant disrespect.

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