What does blatant mean?

Definitions for blatant
ˈbleɪt ntbla·tant

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word blatant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. blatant, blazing, conspicuousadjective

    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, vociferousadjective

    conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

    "blatant radios"; "a clamorous uproar"; "strident demands"; "a vociferous mob"

Wiktionary

  1. blatantadjective

    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. blatantadjective

    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. Blatantadjective

    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. Tricia Gerrodette:

    I think it's the most blatant example most people have seen of how people with power and money, connections and influence, have changed how the system is supposed to work, we're supposed to work under the laws and science. And science was overridden here.

  2. Prince Ali:

    The timing of this MOU( memorandum of understanding) between the AFC and the CAF looks like a blatant attempt to engineer a bloc vote, questions must be asked : was this deal approved by the members of the executive committees of both the AFC and CAF and is the timing of the announcement, prior to a presidential election, acceptable ?

  3. Anish Kapoor:

    In light of this solidarity and support I am encouraged to confront this organization and hold it to account for its blatant copyright infringement.

  4. Steven Reed:

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

  5. Wang Zhimin:

    If we indulge crimes and breaches of the law, even whitewash, exonerate or give them support, that would be a blatant challenge to the rule of law in Hong Kong, which will eventually hurt the interest of all the Hong Kong people, hence, the central government firmly supports Chief Executive Carrie Lam and the Special Administrative Region government continue to govern effectively and actively make a difference in accordance with the law, firmly supports Hong Kong Police to do their duties in accordance with the law.

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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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