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
Recent Examples of blatant from the Web
Not sure what's worse: the voice given to the writer's blatant bias or the media's acceptance as being fair.
While human bias and cognitive dissonance are nothing new, the council’s blatant disregard for any viewpoint or data that contradict their preconceived worldview is astounding.
Saturday mornings will feature No Soul Train—a dance show that highlights white people’s blatant disregard for downbeats.
And through her storylines, which often involved wrestling with blatant bisexual stigma, Alice's presence addressed the unique struggles bisexual women face.
Trump's original tweet, warning Comey of potential tapes, appeared to be a blatant attempt to intimidate Comey prior to his testifying before Congress.
The driving range is a blatant violation of Olmsted's vision for the park.
But then, in what looks like a blatant attempt to protect MetLife, Trump stepped in with his memo to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
At first blush, this looks like a blatant expression of Trump’s kleptocratic ambitions.
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Origin and Etymology of blatant
perhaps from Latin blatire to chatter
First Known Use: 1596See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of blatant
BLATANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blatant for English Language Learners
: very obvious and offensive
BLATANT Defined for Kids
Definition of blatant for Students
: completely obvious in a disagreeable way a blatant lie
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