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blat

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verb \ˈblat\

Definition of blat

blat·tedblat·ting

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cry like a calf or sheep :  bleat

  3. 2 a :  to make a raucous noise b :  blab

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to utter loudly or foolishly :  blurt

blat noun


Examples of blat

  1. <blatted an obscene expletive before biting the dust>



Origin of blat

perhaps alteration of bleat


First Known Use: 1846


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