Blatant - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbleɪtnt|  American pronunciation of the word blatant
Brit.  |ˈbleɪt(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word blatant

adjective

- without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious(syn: blazing, conspicuous)

blatant disregard of the law
a blatant appeal to vanity

- conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry(syn: clamant, clamorous, strident, vociferous)

blatant radios

Examples

He showed a blatant disregard for the safety of other drivers.

...a blatant clamor for the impeachment of the scandal-plagued governor...

Blatant racial and gender discrimination is just about over.

The surcharges are particularly galling ... because they seem to amount to blatant double dipping.

A blatant, insolent materialism threatens to engulf moral distinctions.

The editorial was a blatant attempt to manipulate public opinion.

...when questioned by his parents about his drug use, the teenager told one blatant falsity after another...

It was obviously a blatant lie.

He accused the diary's publishers of blatant opportunism.

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