Definition of blat in English:


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

verb (blats, blatting, blatted)

[no object]
Make a bleating sound.
More example sentences
  • 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
More example sentences
  • 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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