verbblat·ted, blat·ting, blats
- To utter without thinking; blurt.
- To sound or produce harshly or raucously: trombones blatting out a tune.
- To cry, especially like a sheep; bleat.
- To make a harsh or raucous noise.
Origin of blatImitative.
(third-person singular simple present blats, present participle blatting, simple past and past participle blatted)
- To cry, as a calf or sheep; to bleat.
- To make a senseless noise.
- To talk inconsiderately.
- To produce an overrich or overblown sound on a brass instrument such as a trumpet, trombone, or tuba.
Imitative. First attested in 1846.
- Connections; relationships; one's social or business network (in Russian or Soviet society).
- To open a new business in Russia you need blat.