blatant, blazing, conspicuous(adj)
without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
"blatant disregard of the law"; "a blatant appeal to vanity"; "a blazing indiscretion"
blatant, clamant, clamorous, strident, vociferous(adj)
conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
"blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob"
Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly.
Obvious, on show
Origin: (1596) coined by Edmund Spenser ("blatant beast"). Probably a variation of *blatand ( blaitand), present participle of blate, a variation of bleat. See bleat.
bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
blāt′ant, adj. noisy, clamorous, loud.—adv. Blat′antly. [Prob. a coinage of Spenser.]
The numerical value of blatant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of blatant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is sometimes well for a blatant error to draw attention to overmodest truths.
I’m not Muslim, and no I couldn't say no to it, it was a clever plot aside from the blatant sacrilege.
This is a very blatant land grab and it is in direct contravention to the Minsk Agreement that they signed up to.
The North Koreans are probably tickled pink, nobody has ever done anything this blatant in terms of political manipulation. This is a new high.
The social networking sites ought to have made the world open and transparent, not blatant of shamelessness as is evident from many people’s unbridled selfishness.
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Translations for blatant
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- очевиден, явен, вопиющ, креслив, шуменBulgarian
- himmelschreiend, offensichtlich, eklatant, krassGerman
- obvio, flagrante, descarado, ostensible, evidenteSpanish
- julkea, räikeä, häpeämätönFinnish
- clair, flagrantFrench
- gigantesco, chiassoso, assordante, macroscopico, fragoroso, vistoso, appariscenteItalian
- klinkklaar, openlijk, schaamteloosDutch
- evidente, gritante, óbvioPortuguese
- очевидный, вульгарный, крикливый, явный, вопиющийRussian
- napadan, flagrantan, upadljivSerbo-Croatian
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