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Definitions for blatant
ˈbleɪt ntbla·tant

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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.

    Etymology: (1596) coined by Edmund Spenser ("blatant beast"). Probably a variation of *blatand ( blaitand), present participle of blate, a variation of bleat. See bleat.

  2. blatant(Adjective)

    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.

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.]

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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

Examples of blatant in a Sentence

  1. Ted Lieu:

    The emergency declaration is nothing more than an egregious abuse of power by an Administration that doesn't like being told,' No.' There is no emergency, but there is a conflict in Yemen that has killed thousands of civilians with US-made weapons and a Congress that is tired of being complicit, the Trump Administration knows that these sales would not meet that standard, so they decided to declare a fake emergency in order to bypass Congress. The Trump Administration's a tactic they've used before. This legislation sends a strong signal that we will not tolerate the Trump Administration's blatant abuse of power.

  2. Jeff Ashton:

    Two years ago, I was curious about the Ashley Madison website, and I used my personal credit card to sign up for the site. I deeply regret my affiliation with the site, which has caused a great amount of stress and heartache to my wife and children. I want to publicly apologize to each of them for this embarrassment and for my blatant disregard for their feelings.

  3. Ryan Mauro:

    It's very possible for someone to take a trip to a country like Saudi Arabia and declare it as their destination when it is in actuality just a pit stop to a different country like Yemen, based on his blatant extremism and ties to a convicted Orlando imam known for facilitating international jihadists traveling, the strong likelihood is that these trips were not benign.

  4. Steven Reed:

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

  5. Nydia Velazquez:

    We are going to fight this blatant attempt to undermine our Constitution and undermine our democracy at every step of the way, whether it is on the streets, whether it’s in the courts or whether it’s in Congress.

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Translations for blatant

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  • صارخArabic
  • очевиден, явен, вопиющ, креслив, шуменBulgarian
  • himmelschreiend, offensichtlich, eklatant, krassGerman
  • malpacigaEsperanto
  • 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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