shockingly noticeable or evident; obvious; glaring: a flagrant error.
notorious; scandalous: a flagrant crime; a flagrant offender.
Archaic. blazing, burning, or glowing.
- fla·gran·cy, flagrance, fla·grant·ness, noun
- fla·grant·ly, adverb
- non·fla·grance, noun
- non·fla·gran·cy, noun
- non·fla·grant, adjective
- non·fla·grant·ly, adverb
- un·fla·grant, adjective
- un·fla·grant·ly, adverb
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How to use flagrant in a sentence
During the pandemic, sellers say, communication has worsened and Amazon has slowed its response to flagrant problems on the site.Many Companies Won't Survive the Pandemic. Amazon Will Emerge Stronger Than Ever | Alana Semuels | July 28, 2020 | Time
She knows to an inch the degrees of flagrance officially permitted to the attached and the unattached!Far to Seek | Maud Diver
The roar overhead had increased, some vent had been found, and the attic was in full flagrance.In the Roar of the Sea | Sabine Baring-Gould
He had been prepared for many things, but he had not been prepared for that, for the publicity, the flagrance of it.The Return of the Prodigal | May Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for flagrant
obsolete burning or blazing
- flagrancy, flagrance or flagrantness, noun
- flagrantly, adverb
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