Origin of blatant
Examples from the Web for blatant
A blatant case of interrogators asking leading questions is that of David Vasquez.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities|Elizabeth Picciuto|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Besides the blatant silliness of it all, it does raise some questions—and not about sex.The UK’s War on Porn: ‘Proof That Men Making These Rules Do Not See Women as Equals’|Aurora Snow|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
According to Haselberger, the archdiocese ignored not only blatant secular crimes, but obvious canonical crimes as well.
True, it is grounded in the realities of a fight against a sort of blatant segregation that no longer exists.Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece|Malcolm Jones|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Nicki Minaj released her “Anaconda” music video, the blatant booty was meant to spark a conversation.Jennifer Lopez’s Objectifying ‘Booty’ Video Makes It Official: We’ve Reached Booty Exhaustion|Kevin Fallon|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Let the winners sum their winnings, let their blatant backers shout.
The blatant, hated Len Fogarty, always shouting defiance from his father's milk-wagon!New Faces|Myra Kelly
Byron refers to Smollett as an authority for "blatant beast," apparently forgetting that the figure originated with Spenser.
The blatant cafés were ablaze with lamps, and in them the tables were crowded and the fiddles raved and jeered.
Their blatant demagogues asserted the contrary, and they continued to listen to their blatant demagogues.30,000 Locked Out.|James C. Beeks
Word Origin for blatant
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.