Examples of blatant in a Sentence
- Blatant racial and gender discrimination is just about over. —Gregg Esterbrook, New Republic, 20 Dec. 1999
- The surcharges are particularly galling … because they seem to amount to blatant double dipping. —John Greenwald, Time, 29 Nov. 1999
He showed a blatant disregard for the safety of other drivers.
a blatant clamor for the impeachment of the scandal-plagued governor
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Dele Alli was booked soon after the hour mark for a blatant dive in the Liverpool box, which caught the attention of Dejan Lovren soon after.
Well, not anything, a blatant push or trip will result in disqualification.
Unequal pay is a blatant, empirical sign of a devaluation of worth.
The memo is portrayed as a blatant PR gimmick and a clear and present danger to America’s intelligence operations.
On the other hand, Restaurant Week can be a blatant cash grab to bring in diners to try so-so dishes that may or may not feature cheaper ingredients than regular menu items.
Friends and family adored her fun loving spirit, her blatant honesty, and her zest for life.
Depreciation, like the common cold and blatant disregard for stop signs, is everywhere.
Fortunately, however, the revision and expansion of the title character never goes so far as to seem downright anachronistic, or like a blatant sop to modern feminist standards.
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Origin and Etymology of blatant
First Known Use: 1596See Words from the same year
Synonymsvociferous, caterwauling, clamant, clamorous, obstreperous, squawking, vociferant, vociferating, yawping (or yauping), yowling
Related Wordsclangorous, dinning, discordant, noisy; loudmouthed, outspoken, vocal; boisterous, rackety, raucous, robustious, rowdy, uproarious; cacophonous, dissonant, earsplitting, grating, shrill, strident; blaring, blustering, booming, brassy, brazen
Near Antonymsnoiseless, quiet, silent, soundless, still; calm, hushed, subdued
Synonym Discussion of blatant
- vociferous cries of protest and outrage
- clamorous demands for prison reforms
- blatant rock music
- a blatant clamor for impeachment
- heard the strident cry of the crow
- a boisterous crowd of party goers
- the obstreperous demonstrators were arrested
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