[blat]Chiefly Northeastern U.S. and Great Lakes.
- to make a loud or raucous noise.
- to utter loudly and indiscreetly; blurt.
Origin of blat
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Examples from the Web for blatting
So it came snorting and blatting to the other side and climbed up the bank.The Free Range
Francis William Sullivan
When she again killed the blatting motor, she let it stay dead.Free Air
Swept up in a bunch of blatting bull calves like that, and me the size I am?Stepsons of Light
Eugene Manlove Rhodes
The Major was with him every step of the way, blatting about his friend Fitzpatrick.Fore!
Charles Emmett Van Loan
He dragged the first one to the spot where the calf was blatting so pitifully.Six Little Bunkers at Cowboy Jack's
Laura Lee Hope
- (intr) to cry out or bleat like a sheep
- (tr) to utter indiscreetly in a loud voice
C19: of imitative origin
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Word Origin and History for blatting
1846, U.S. colloquial, imitative. Related: Blatted; blatting. As a noun from 1904.
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