[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 blat
But the Herald wants the people––the people that come to our shows––to get up and blat.Rope
Walk all over a body's feet, an' then blat about how sorry you be.Jokes For All Occasions
The latter animal could not blat, for its wind was shut off.The Trail Boys on the Plains
Jay Winthrop Allen
There was a blat, a puff of white smoke, and the calf was turned back to his "Mammy."Bat Wing Bowles
Billy Bumps began to blat and butt the partition in his pen.The Corner House Girls Under Canvas
Grace Brooks Hill
- (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 blat
1846, U.S. colloquial, imitative. Related: Blatted; blatting. As a noun from 1904.
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