Definitions for blatant
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blatant, blazing, conspicuousadjective
without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
"blatant disregard of the law"; "a blatant appeal to vanity"; "a blazing indiscretion"
blatant, clamant, clamorous, strident, vociferousadjective
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
Etymology: (1596) coined by Edmund Spenser ("blatant beast"). Probably a variation of *blatand (blaitand), present participle of blate, a variation of bleat. See bleat.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Bellowing as a calf.
Etymology: blatttant, Fr.
You learn’d this language from the blatant beast. Dryden.
Blatant is defined as something unpleasant or offensive that is very obvious or conspicuous. It often refers to actions, statements or behaviors that are done openly, shamelessly, or in an undisguised and boldly manner.
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.]
Blatant vs. Flagrant -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Blatant and Flagrant.
The numerical value of blatant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of blatant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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.
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.
The G7 and former G8 group has always viewed itself as a community of values, the annexation of Crimea, which is a blatant violation of the principles of international law, and the events in eastern Ukraine are serious violations of these common values.
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Translations for blatant
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- очевиден, явен, шумен, вопиющ, кресливBulgarian
- offensichtlich, eklatant, krass, himmelschreiendGerman
- ostensible, flagrante, obvio, descarado, evidenteSpanish
- julkea, räikeä, häpeämätönFinnish
- clair, flagrantFrench
- appariscente, fragoroso, vistoso, macroscopico, assordante, chiassoso, gigantescoItalian
- openlijk, klinkklaar, schaamteloosDutch
- evidente, óbvio, gritantePortuguese
- явный, вопиющий, крикливый, вульгарный, очевидныйRussian
- upadljiv, flagrantan, napadanSerbo-Croatian
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