Definition of 'blatantly'
Video: pronunciation of 'blatantly'
Example sentences containing 'blatantly'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
What is the point of using TV replays when you blatantly ignore what they show you? The Sun (2016)It would appear that he blatantly ignored this stipulation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Not only are the judges inept but most appear blatantly political. The Sun (2008)It has to be blatantly obvious before you refer it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was blatantly unfair and unethical to withdraw healthcare from those who needed it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was so blatantly a political ruse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To claim that there is no way of assessing performance apart from involving pupils in interviews is blatantly wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Today that view seems blatantly wrong. Christianity Today (2000)That was blatantly obvious to see. The Sun (2015)Making a fair system blatantly unfair. The Sun (2011)This was a blatantly political budget. The Sun (2013)We would not know he had blatantly ignored the ban on returning to Liverpool. The Sun (2011)Is it just me, or is the answer to that last one blatantly obvious? The Sun (2011)It can be belligerent, biased and sometimes blatantly unfair. The Sun (2007)These well-meaning exceptions are far outnumbered by blatantly political maps. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But Moldova claims that the measure was blatantly political. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It sounds blatantly obvious, but it is wise to use people you know or those who come recommended. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This has been blatantly ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It would raise expectations that cannot be satisfied, and it would alter the structure of our courts for blatantly political purposes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is blatantly unfair on migrants who are working in the UK and pay tax and national insurance. The Sun (2015)The reality is simpler: Conservative central office blatantly ignores the voices formerly expressed through local associations. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That is blatantly unfair on Britain's businesses. The Sun (2014)It is blatantly obvious that dogs are left-wing while cats are extremely right-wing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That, he says, was blatantly unfair. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'blatantly'
Used Occasionally. blatantly is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'blatantly'
British English: blatantly ADVERB
Blatantly is used to add emphasis when you are describing states or situations which you think are bad.
It became blatantly obvious to me that the band wasn't going to last.
Definition of blatantly from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.