from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To sound loudly and stridently: a stereo blaring in the next apartment.
- transitive v. To cause to sound loudly and stridently: Don't blare the stereo.
- transitive v. To proclaim loudly and flamboyantly: headlines blaring the scandal.
- n. A loud, strident noise.
- n. Flamboyance.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A loud sound.
- n. Dazzling often garish brilliance.
- v. To make a loud sound.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To sound loudly and somewhat harshly.
- transitive v. To cause to sound like the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim loudly.
- n. The harsh noise of a trumpet; a loud and somewhat harsh noise, like the blast of a trumpet; a roar or bellowing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To roar; bellow; cry; low.
- To give forth a loud sound like a trumpet; give out a brazen sound; bellow.
- To sound loudly; proclaim noisily.
- n. A roaring; loud or bellowing noise.
- n. Sound like that of a trumpet.
- n. The bleat of a sheep, the bellowing of a calf, or the weeping of a child.
- n. Nautical, a paste of hair and tar used for calking the seams of boats.
- n. A petty copper coin, of about the value of 2 cents, struck at Bern, Switzerland.
- n. In painting, a broad and brilliant effect of color, as in the representation of flowers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a loud harsh or strident noise
- v. make a loud noise
- v. make a strident sound
Middle English bleren.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)