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Definitions for blatant
ˈbleɪt ntbla·tant

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"

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. Jim Himes:

    If that story is true, I don't know that it is, if it is true, the commerce secretary needs to resign now, that would be the most blatant use of an official position in the service of the ego and the political fortunes of the President that we have ever seen.

  2. Ashish Pujari:

    China's growth in the chemicals industry has been extremely rapid in the last 15 years or so. It's grown from being a major importer to being a major producer of almost every single petrochemical you can think of today, there are producers who are known to cut corners, in terms of regulation. There are very blatant examples of people constructing plants and almost getting into production even before the whole project has been approved.

  3. Nikki Haley:

    This report highlights what we’ve been saying for months: Iran has been illegally transferring weapons in violation of multiple Security Council resolutions, the United States will continue to call out Iran’s dangerous actions, but the world cannot continue to allow these blatant violations to go unanswered. Iran needs to know that there are consequences for defying the international community.

  4. Fiona HillThe:

    National Security Council was pretty blatant, i found that I couldn't really explain that away with an alternate explanation.

  5. Mia Khalifa:

    I’m not Muslim, and no I couldn't say no to it, it was a clever plot aside from the blatant sacrilege.

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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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