Definition of "glaring" [glar•ing]

  • Shining intensely and blindingly: the glaring noonday sun. (adjective)
  • Tastelessly showy or bright; garish. (adjective)
  • Conspicuous; obvious: a glaring error. See Synonyms at flagrant. (adjective)
  • Staring with anger, fierceness, or hostility: glaring eyes. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "glaring" in a sentence
  • "My daughter refused to say, her expression glaring defiance."
  • "It spotlights what he calls a glaring problem for investors: that most indexes are hard-wired to overlook bargains and overpay for wildly popular stocks."
  • "Moodley was critical of what he termed a glaring ommision of the report to include information which would have contributed to greater transparency and understanding of how and why the Motheo contract was awarded."