Definition of blatantly in English:


Syllabification: bla·tant·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈblātn(t)lē


1In an unsubtle and unashamed manner: the general staff blatantly manipulated press coverage of the war
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  • In such a contest, the family has no choice but to blatantly manipulate the election to assure victory.
  • She has blatantly manipulated words and meanings to convey her own prejudiced message.
  • While most of the crowd remained motionless, their enthusiasm was blatantly evident.
1.1 [usually as submodifier] Used to emphasize the speaker’s opinion that something disapproved of is clearly the case: he found her remarks blatantly racist
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  • Many of these sites target youth and attempt to persuade them to adopt blatantly racist attitudes.
  • I think that such programmes are patronizing at best, blatantly racist at worst.
  • I caught the end of this blatantly racist sketch on TV a few minutes ago.

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