Simple Definition of blatant
: very obvious and offensive
Examples of blatant
Blatant racial and gender discrimination is just about over. —Gregg Esterbrook, New Republic, 20 Dec. 1999
The surcharges are particularly galling … because they seem to amount to blatant double dipping. —John Greenwald, Time, 29 Nov. 1999
He showed a blatant disregard for the safety of other drivers.
<a blatant clamor for the impeachment of the scandal-plagued governor>
Origin of blatant
perhaps from Latin blatire to chatter
First Known Use: 1596
Synonym Discussion of blatant
BLATANT Defined for Kids
Definition of blatant
: completely obvious in a disagreeable way <a blatant lie>
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