What does blatant mean?

Definitions for blatantˈbleɪt nt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word blatant.

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"

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Blatant

    blāt′ant, adj. noisy, clamorous, loud.—adv. Blat′antly. [Prob. a coinage of Spenser.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blatant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blatant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jean Rostand:

    It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.

  2. Mia Khalifa:

    I’m not Muslim, and no I couldn't say no to it, it was a clever plot aside from the blatant sacrilege.

  3. John Kerry:

    This is a very blatant land grab and it is in direct contravention to the Minsk Agreement that they signed up to.

  4. Jim Lewis:

    The North Koreans are probably tickled pink, nobody has ever done anything this blatant in terms of political manipulation. This is a new high.

  5. Chuck Aaron:

    He started telling us that he was going to have the police waiting when we landed because we were being hostile, it was blatant disrespect. I couldn't just sit there and not say something.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • очевиден, явен, вопиющ, креслив, шуменBulgarian
  • himmelschreiend, offensichtlich, eklatant, krassGerman
  • obvio, flagrante, descarado, ostensible, evidenteSpanish
  • julkea, räikeä, häpeämätönFinnish
  • clair, flagrantFrench
  • zajosHungarian
  • gigantesco, chiassoso, assordante, macroscopico, fragoroso, vistoso, appariscenteItalian
  • klinkklaar, openlijk, schaamteloosDutch
  • evidente, gritante, óbvioPortuguese
  • очевидный, вульгарный, крикливый, явный, вопиющийRussian
  • napadan, flagrantan, upadljivSerbo-Croatian
  • uppenbarSwedish

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