verb (used without object), blared, blar·ing.
verb (used with object), blared, blar·ing.
Origin of blare
Synonyms for blare
Related Words for blarehoot, roar, shriek, toot, honk, shout, clang, resound, bark, trumpet, scream, bellow, bray, peal, boom, clamor, blast
Examples from the Web for blare
Contemporary Examples of blare
I crept to the door: the organ broke out overhead with a blare.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show
Robert W. Chambers
February 20, 2014
Historical Examples of blare
What signifies the blare of your brass, or the bilious bleating of your wood-wind!Melomaniacs
He fidgeted; tried three times—unsuccessfully—to blare defiance.Masters of Space
Edward Elmer Smith
A night of Nature's making when she is tired of noise and blare of color.Wayside Courtships
A night of Nature's making, when she is tired of noise and blare of color.Other Main-Travelled Roads
There were the almost deafening salutes and the blare of the band.A Little Girl in Old Detroit
Amanda Minnie Douglas
Word Origin for blare
late 14c., bleren "to wail," possibly from an unrecorded Old English *blæren, or from Middle Dutch bleren "to bleat, cry, bawl, shout." Probably echoic, either way. Related: Blared; blaring. As a noun from 1809, from the verb.