Origin of blatant
Examples from the Web for blatantly
The conservatives saw all of this as blatantly political activism.
Some were blatantly inferior, he said, at times with metal shavings and burrs in the threads.
That Made in Chelsea has a story editor listed on its end credits is no surprise; it is blatantly set up.
In my descriptions of the encounter, I kept the focus on how I spluttered in the face of a blatantly sexist remark.
The pantheon of Sediuk pranks ranges from sneakily clever to blatantly rude.An Analysis of Vitalii Sediuk’s Pranks (He’s the Guy Who Touched Brad Pitt)|Amy Zimmerman|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We cannot credit such intentions, even though we read them every day brutally and blatantly affirmed by a powerful Party Press.Liberalism and the Social Problem|Winston Spencer Churchill
Not blatantly loud and shrill, but very mellow and rich-toned.A Maid of the Kentucky Hills|Edwin Carlile Litsey
“Money talks” in the Philippines just as blatantly as it does in the United States.A Woman's Impression of the Philippines|Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee
Blatantly it came around the corner, keeping time to its own noisy drums, and Stiffleg pricked up his ears.Jessica Trent: Her Life on a Ranch|Evelyn Raymond
I wish I could convey a discreet hint to him not to be so blatantly discreet.Mrs. Warren's Daughter|Sir Harry Johnston
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.