Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

blate

play
adjective \ˈblāt\

Definition of blate

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  timid, sheepish



Origin and Etymology of blate

Middle English


First Known Use: 1535


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up blate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).