Adjective "blaring" definition and examples

(Blaring may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/blɛː/

Definitions and examples

verb

Make or cause to make a loud, harsh sound.
  1. with object 'the wireless was blaring out organ music'
  2. 'Techno music blared out of every vehicle at every hour of the night.'
  3. 'The music, that I was trying to ignore, blared out of a sound system under guidance of a DJ.'
  4. 'Pro-government slogans were blaring out of loud speakers affixed to cars by campaigners.'
  5. 'The famous song blared out of the speakers, and some kids even got right up and started dancing.'
  6. 'As he got up, his chair scooting back and his plate scraping the table sounded like a loud horn blared inside a library.'
  7. 'On the surface of this ghastly shanty town everything looks normal - all colour and bright sunshine and loud Hindi music blaring out.'
  8. 'While rock music blared out, the main stage was starkly silent as groups of concert-goers gazed quietly at flowers and candles covering the muddy ground.'
  9. 'He pressed play on the CD player as the engine started and the music came blaring out.'
  10. 'All of a sudden, alarms blared out over the loud speakers as the facility went on high alert.'
  11. 'He jumped when he heard the car horn blaring out front.'

noun

A loud, harsh sound.
  1. 'I knew it was him coming when I heard a blare of rock music, followed by the harsh growl of an old, unclean engine.'
  2. 'Its blare sent birds fluttering from the branches of the live oak that overhung the gate, making the Spanish moss sway as if it were alive.'
  3. 'The loud blare of the buzzer, signalling the end of the game, cut through the gymnasium.'
  4. 'She hears nothing but the breeze rustling the curtains of her bedroom window, and the angry blare of the television coming from her father's bedroom.'
  5. 'It was barely mid-morning when they heard the first blare of the trumpet.'
  6. 'The girl yelled over the blare of rifle fire from all around.'
  7. 'His multitracked trumpets mimic the weary blare of the foghorns, often taking their pitches as the root notes for fantastic chords.'
  8. 'Instead of a sound crew trying to maximize the blare, each musical element of this performance was distinctive.'
  9. 'These systems provide better sound, and also protect musicians' hearing from the blare of the huge sound systems used in large concert halls.'
  10. 'A voice, no a whisper, sounded through the air above the blare of the storm.'

More definitions

1. to emit a loud, raucous sound: The trumpets blared as the procession got under way. verb (used with object), blared, blaring.

2. to sound loudly; proclaim noisily: We sat there horrified as the radio blared the awful news. noun

3. a loud, raucous noise: The blare of the band made conversation impossible.

4. glaring intensity of light or color: A blare of sunlight flooded the room as she opened the shutters.

5. fanfare; flourish; oste

More examples(as adjective)

"musics can be blaring."

"radios can be blaring."

"horns can be blaring."

"brasses can be blaring."

"versions can be blaring."

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Origin

(blare)Late Middle English (in the sense ‘roar, bellow’): from Middle Dutch blaren, bleren, or Low German blaren, of imitative origin. Current senses date from the late 18th century.