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blare

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verb \ˈbler\

Definition of blare

blared

blaring

  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 in a sentence

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

  2. Loudspeakers blared rock music through the store.

Origin and Etymology of blare

Middle English bleren; akin to Middle Dutch blēren to shout


First Known Use: 15th century


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blare

noun

Definition of blare

  1. 1 :  a loud strident noise

  2. 2 :  dazzling often garish brilliance

  3. 3 :  flamboyance

Examples of blare in a sentence

  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


BLARE Defined for English Language Learners

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blare

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verb \ˈbler\

Definition of blare for English Language Learners

  • : to make a loud and usually unpleasant sound


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blare

noun

Definition of blare for English Language Learners

  • : a loud and usually unpleasant noise


BLARE Defined for Kids

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blare

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verb \ˈbler\

Definition of blare for Students

blared

blaring

  1. 1 :  to sound loud and harsh <I heard the sirens blare.>

  2. 2 :  to present in a harsh noisy manner <Loudspeakers blared advertisements.>


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blare

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noun

Definition of blare for Students

  1. :  a harsh loud noise



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