Blare - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |bler|  American pronunciation of the word blare
Brit.  |blɛː|  British pronunciation of the word blare


- a loud harsh or strident noise (syn: blaring, cacophony, clamor, din)


- make a strident sound (syn: blast)
- make a loud noise(syn: beep, claxon, honk, toot)


Rock music blared through the store from the loudspeakers.

Loudspeakers blared rock music through the store.

...the blare of horns arising from the long line of cars behind him did nothing to help the motorist get his car started again...

Indian music had been blaring out all evening.

We got out of the car, and he blared the siren.

Horns blared in the street outside.

You could hear loudspeakers blaring ads and speeches from the candidates.

The headlines blared out: Karl Rove Resigns.

The horns of the taxis blared

Word forms

I/you/we/they: blare
he/she/it: blares
present participle: blaring
past tense: blared
past participle: blared
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