Definition of blat in English:


Syllabification: blat
Pronunciation: /blat
informal , chiefly North American

verb (blats, blatting, blatted)

[no object]
  • Make a bleating sound.
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    • It's some bureaucrat blatting off the top of his head.
    • But do remember, after you are done honking and blatting in cyberspace, that nothing you say will make any difference.
    • But when the pair of sheep were driven off, blatting indignantly, we found ourselves in possession of a handsome but completely surplus male Labrador.


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  • A bleat or similar noise: the blat of Jack’s horn
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    • The bishop attempts to deflect attention away from the source of the problem with irresponsible and alarmist honks and blats.
    • Today the bleeps, bloops, and blats just sound quaint.


mid 19th century: imitative.

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