: very obvious or noticeable

: shining with a harsh, bright light

: having a look of anger

Full Definition of GLARING

:  having a fixed look of hostility, fierceness, or anger
a :  shining with or reflecting an uncomfortably bright light
b (1) :  garish
(2) :  vulgarly ostentatious
:  obtrusively and often painfully obvious <a glaring error>
glar·ing·ly \-iŋ-lē\ adverb
glar·ing·ness noun

Examples of GLARING

  1. a glaring example of racism
  2. <no one missed the glaring spelling error in the title>

First Known Use of GLARING

14th century


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