Definition of blatantly in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblāt(ə)ntlē/


1In an open and unashamed manner: yet another space show that blatantly disregarded scientific fact [as submodifier]: he found her remarks blatantly racist
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  • He's known for blatantly ripping off other directors outright rather than with subtle nods.
  • The filmmakers' attempts at humor are blatantly sexist.
  • One of her friends arrives, blatantly flirts with Josh, and leaves as soon as the situation starts to get more interesting.
1.1In a completely obvious and unsubtle way: it’s blatantly her first kiss
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  • As he goes further and further into the future, the film more and more blatantly goes nowhere.
  • The scene has been shot in a blatantly real location.
  • Working with acrylic paint and squeegees, he embellished his canvases with blatantly decorative motifs.

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Syllabification: blatantly

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