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"


  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.]


  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. Vladimir Putin:

    This is yet another blatant attempt to extend its jurisdiction to other states.

  2. Jean Rostand:

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

  3. Steven Reed:

    It's pretty blatant, it's a wise play, but whether it will work or not is hard to tell.

  4. Carsten Kengeter:

    It was too widespread and open for people to be completely unaware ... It was just so blatant.

  5. Allah Nazar:

    For quite some time the government has been issuing propaganda about my death. This is a blatant lie.

Images & Illustrations of blatant

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Translations for blatant

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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