Definitions for glaringˈglɛər ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

glar•ing*ˈglɛər ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. shining with or reflecting a harshly bright light.

  2. obvious; flagrant:

    glaring errors.

  3. marked by a fiercely or angrily piercing expression:

    to cast a glaring eye on latecomers.

  4. garish.

* Syn: See flagrant.

Origin of glaring:



Princeton's WordNet

  1. blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, glary(adj)

    shining intensely

    "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun"

  2. crying(a), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank(adj)

    conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

    "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. glaring(adjective)ˈglɛər ɪŋ

    (of a problem or mistake) very obvious

    a glaring error/failure/omission; glaringly obvious


  1. glaring(Noun)

    A group of cat.

  2. glaring(Adjective)

    Reflecting with glare.

  3. glaring(Adjective)

    Blatant, obvious.

    How could you miss this glaring error? It's right on page one!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glaring

    of Glare

  2. Glaring(adj)

    clear; notorious; open and bold; barefaced; as, a glaring crime

Translations for glaring

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


unpleasantly bright; too bright

the glaring sun; glaring colours.

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