Blatant meaning

blātnt
The definition of blatant is to be very forward, loud or conspicuous.

A man wearing a wedding ring telling a woman he's not married is an example of a blatant lie.

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Totally or offensively conspicuous or obtrusive.

A blatant lie.

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Unpleasantly loud and noisy.
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Bellowing, as a calf; bawling; brawling; clamoring; disagreeably clamorous; sounding loudly and harshly.
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Obvious, on show.
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Disagreeably loud or boisterous; clamorous.
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Glaringly conspicuous or obtrusive.

Blatant ignorance.

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Origin of blatant

  • From Latin blatīre to blab (on the model of words such as rampant)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • (1596) coined by Edmund Spenser ("blatant beast"). Probably a variation of *blatand (Scots blaitand), present participle of blate, a variation of bleat, equivalent to blate +‎ -and. See bleat.

    From Wiktionary