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
The driving range is a blatant violation of Olmsted's vision for the park.
At first blush, this looks like a blatant expression of Trump’s kleptocratic ambitions.
That’s undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the president’s oath of office.
George has been all about his brand in a blatant way, and there’s nothing wrong with that.
That's undemocratic on its face and a blatant violation of the President's oath of office.
The blatant cross-promotional aspects are accepted now.
This is a blatant example of body shaming in the media, which, in my opinion, is beyond politically incorrect.
His blatant relationship with Camilla made Diana question marrying him in the first place.
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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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