in a shameless or conspicuous way; flagrantly: While many of those workers are joining unions, many others are being blatantly ripped off.
in a way that is tastelessly loud, garish, or obvious: She dyes her hair blond, but leaves her dark brown roots blatantly visible.
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How to use blatantly in a sentence
The general pressure was for a less blatantly hardened campus.House security chief said lawmaker wariness of military at Capitol drove his resistance to early request for National Guard | Rosalind Helderman, Beth Reinhard, Karoun Demirjian, Carol D. Leonnig | January 19, 2021 | Washington Post
They can’t just — blatantly try to subvert our whole democracy like this.The people trying to overturn the election are very bad at it so … don’t worry? | Alexandra Petri | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
The judge assigned to the disciplinary case labeled Carey “blatantly disingenuous” and suspended him from practicing law twice in 2009.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents | by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip | October 6, 2020 | ProPublica
So when someone lies to you or blatantly disregards public safety, there is a tendency to take that personally, too.What’s It Like to Be a Contact Tracer? We Spoke With 3 to Find Out. | by Logan Jaffe | October 1, 2020 | ProPublica
Legal experts have called the law “blatantly unconstitutional.”Those Ticketed for Seditious Language Say Their Only Crime Was Talking Back | Kate Nucci | September 9, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
But the entendre and innuendo permeates the rest of the series—often innocently, but sometimes far more blatantly.‘Mozart in the Jungle’: Inside Amazon’s Brave New World of Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music | Kevin Fallon | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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.
Mackie, both at the college and elsewhere, was one of these blatantly popular chaps, and I myself didn't like him.In Accordance with the Evidence | Oliver Onions
I became blatantly American again, and gloried in the fact that everywhere it was all Stars and Stripes.Paris Vistas | Helen Davenport Gibbons
Mrs. Ackroyde was far less artificial, and though her hair was dyed it did not proclaim the fact blatantly.December Love | Robert Hichens
They want the practical, the blatantly obvious, spiced with a little emotion.The Half-Hearted | John Buchan
"Our money may have been made a little—well, blatantly," said Hal, flushing.The Clarion | Samuel Hopkins Adams