blare

  • 1 Blare — Blare, v. t. To cause to sound like the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim loudly. [1913 Webster] To blare its own interpretation. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Blare — Blare, n. The harsh noise of a trumpet; a loud and somewhat harsh noise, like the blast of a trumpet; a roar or bellowing. [1913 Webster] With blare of bugle, clamor of men. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] His ears are stunned with the thunder s blare.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 blare — [bleə US bler] v also blare out [I and T] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from an unrecorded Old English blAran] to make a very loud unpleasant noise ▪ Horns blared in the street outside. ▪ The radio was blaring out the latest pop songs.… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 Blare — Blare, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaring}.] [OE. blaren, bloren, to cry, woop; cf. G. pl[ a]rren to bleat, D. blaren to bleat, cry, weep. Prob. an imitative word, but cf. also E. blast. Cf. {Blore}.] To sound loudly and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Blare — (Numism.), Berner Billonscheidemünze – 1 Batzen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 blare — index barrage, noise, proclaim Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 blare — (v.) late 14c., bleren to wail, possibly from an unrecorded O.E. *blæren, or from M.Du. bleren to bleat, cry, bawl, shout. Probably echoic, either way. Related: Blared; blaring. As a noun from 1809, from the verb …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 blare — [v] make loud noise bark, bellow, blast, boom, bray, clamor, clang, honk, hoot, peal, resound, roar, scream, shout, shriek, sound out, toot, trumpet; concepts 65,77 Ant. toot …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 blare — ► VERB ▪ sound loudly and harshly. ► NOUN ▪ a loud, harsh sound. ORIGIN Dutch or Low German blaren …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 blare — [bler] vt., vi. blared, blaring [ME bleren, bloren, to wail, bellow: for IE base see BLEAR] 1. to sound out with loud, harsh, trumpetlike tones 2. to announce or exclaim loudly n. 1. a loud, brassy sound 2. harsh brilliance or glare, as of color …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 blare — [[t]ble͟ə(r)[/t]] blares, blaring, blared V ERG If something such as a siren or radio blares, it makes a loud, unpleasant noise. The fire engines were just pulling up, sirens blaring... Music blared from the flat behind me... [V n] I blared my… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 Blare — Recorded as de Blare, Blare, Blayr, and the more popular Blair, this famous Scottish surname is locational. It probably originates from Blair House in Ayrshire, although the area of Mount Blair in the former county of Forfarshire in the far North …

    Surnames reference

  • 13 blare — blare1 [ bler ] verb intransitive or transitive to make a loud and unpleasant noise: Huge trucks roared past with their horns blaring. blare out: Their radio has been blaring out that awful music all day. blare blare 2 [ bler ] noun singular… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 blare — /blair/, v., blared, blaring, n. v.i. 1. to emit a loud, raucous sound: The trumpets blared as the procession got under way. v.t. 2. to sound loudly; proclaim noisily: We sat there horrified as the radio blared the awful news. n. 3. a loud,… …

    Universalium

  • 15 blare — I UK [bleə(r)] / US [bler] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms blare : present tense I/you/we/they blare he/she/it blares present participle blaring past tense blared past participle blared to make a loud and unpleasant noise Huge trucks… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 blare — verb Blare is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑headline, ↑horn, ↑loudspeaker, ↑music, ↑radio, ↑siren, ↑trumpet Blare is used with these nouns as the object: ↑horn, ↑music …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 blare — verb (I, T) to make a very loud unpleasant noise: Horns blared in the street outside my hotel window. | blaring sirens | blare out: a stereo blaring out rock music blare noun (singular) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 blare — 1. noun a) A loud sound. I can hardly hear you over the blare of the radio. b) Dazzling often garish brilliance. 2. verb To make a loud sound. The trumpet blaring in my ears gave me a headache …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 blare — Synonyms and related words: bark, bawl, bay, beep, belch, bell, bellow, blare forth, blast, blat, blate, blaze, blaze abroad, blazing light, blazon, blazon about, bleat, blinding light, blow, blow the horn, blubber, boom, bray, breathe, bright… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 blare — bleÉ™ n. fanfare, flourish, blare of trumpets; din, loud noise v. be noisy, blast, bellow; play loudly …

    English contemporary dictionary