- Unpleasantly loud and noisy: "There are those who find the trombones blatant and the triangle silly, but both add effective color” ( Musical Heritage Review). See Synonyms at vociferous. (adjective)
- Usage Problem Totally or offensively conspicuous or obtrusive: a blatant lie. (adjective)
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