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blare

play
verb \ˈbler\

Simple Definition of blare

  • : to make a loud and usually unpleasant sound

Full Definition of blare

blaredblar·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to sound loud and strident <radios blaring>

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to sound or utter raucously <sat blaring the car horn>

  5. 2 :  to proclaim flamboyantly <headlines blared his defeat>

Examples of blare

  1. Rock music blared through the store from the loudspeakers.

  2. Loudspeakers blared rock music through the store.



Origin of blare

Middle English bleren; akin to Middle Dutch blēren to shout


First Known Use: 15th century


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blare

noun

Simple Definition of blare

  • : a loud and usually unpleasant noise

Full Definition of blare

  1. 1 :  a loud strident noise

  2. 2 :  dazzling often garish brilliance

  3. 3 :  flamboyance

Examples of blare

  1. the blare of electric guitars

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



1796

First Known Use of blare

1796



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