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blatantly

[ bleyt-nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF blatantly
  • as inred-handed
  • as inred-handed
  • as inopenly
  • as inloudly

Synonyms for blatantly

  • guilty
  • in a compromising position
  • openly
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLATANTLY

Worth even more therefore than what Bender so blatantly offers.

Then we can go from one to another and not advertise our presence so blatantly.

You said that if they could ever see you again it would make it too blatantly a fake.

Weiller and Norah were blatantly vulgar and intent on impressing their host.

At least she would not advertise the obvious horror of her own name so blatantly.

Most of the West is buoyantly youthful, some of it blatantly boyish.

Fifty years ago we were blatantly worse than you are to-day.

Not blatantly loud and shrill, but very mellow and rich-toned.

They want the practical, the blatantly obvious, spiced with a little emotion.

"Our money may have been made a little—well, blatantly," said Hal, flushing.

WORD ORIGIN

1596, in blatant beast, coined by Edmund Spenser in "The Faerie Queen" to describe a thousand-tongued monster representing slander; probably suggested by Latin blatire "to babble." It entered general use 1650s, as "noisy in an offensive and vulgar way;" the sense of "obvious, glaringly conspicuous" is from 1889. Related: Blatantly.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BLATANTLY

loudly

adverbaudibly

openly

adverbhonestly

red-handed

adjectivein the act of committing crime
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