Definition of 'blatant'
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They turned out to be blatant lies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is a polite way of turning down their blatant attempt to sell you drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They had a blatant penalty not given. The Sun (2006)We kept our defensive shape and it was a blatant handball for the first goal. The Sun (2012)Such as a blatant disregard for speed limits and signposts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In the morning he told me a blatant lie saying he went out for fresh air. The Sun (2012)This is a blatant attempt to conceal the crisis of our bulging prisons. The Sun (2007)He also turned down a blatant penalty. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was blatant handball and the referee was close. The Sun (2013)It shows such a blatant disregard for the value of money. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His blatant disregard for your feelings is emotionally cheating and abusive. The Sun (2015)By doing this he is showing a blatant disregard for the law and for disabled people. The Sun (2008)One of the most interesting things about individuals who stand out as successful transformational leaders is that they tell blatant lies. Market-led Strategic Change (1991)Anything else is blatant age discrimination. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It looked like a blatant penalty. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's a blatant attempt to f*** about as much as we can. The Sun (2010)Talking of football, that bit of the ad is a blatant lie. The Sun (2006)A blatant attempt to extend the franchise? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The extra referee behind the goal would have seen the goal and it would have solved the problem because the second handball was a blatant one. The Sun (2009)It's not obvious, blatant or scary. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a travesty that such a gifted person should pay such a high price for blatant discrimination in a western country in the 21st century. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I suppose we shouldn't have because we might have been able to deal with the cross, but the handball was so blatant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'blatant'
British English: blatant /ˈbleɪtnt/ ADJECTIVE
If you describe something you think is bad as blatant, you mean that it is very obvious.
He made up blatant lies to my father about me.
- American English: blatant
- Arabic: صَارِخ
- Brazilian Portuguese: descarado
- Chinese: 公然的
- Croatian: očit
- Czech: očividný
- Danish: åbenlys
- Dutch: overduidelijk
- European Spanish: descarado ostensible
- Finnish: räikeä
- French: flagrant
- German: offensichtlich
- Greek: κραυγαλέος
- Italian: sfacciato
- Japanese: 露骨な
- Korean: 뻔한
- Norwegian: grov
- Polish: bezczelny
- European Portuguese: descarado
- Romanian: sfruntat
- Russian: вопиющий
- Spanish: descarado
- Swedish: uppenbar
- Thai: ชัดแจ้ง
- Turkish: apaçık
- Ukrainian: вульгарний
- Vietnamese: rõ ràng
Definition of blatant from the Collins English Dictionary
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