\ ˈblat How to pronounce blat (audio) \
blatted; blatting

Definition of blat

intransitive verb

1 : to cry like a calf or sheep : bleat
2a : to make a raucous noise
b : blab

transitive verb

: to utter loudly or foolishly : blurt

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Other Words from blat

blat noun

Examples of blat in a Sentence

blatted an obscene expletive before biting the dust
Recent Examples on the Web Your problem is that you were raised on fantasies of blatting muscle cars and Bueller-esque Ferrari Daytonas, and don’t know how to find something fun, affordable, and unexpected. Brett Berk, GQ, "5 Vintage Convertibles You Can Score for Under $10,000," 26 June 2017

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First Known Use of blat

1846, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense 1

History and Etymology for blat

perhaps alteration of bleat

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“Blat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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