blaring


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blare

 (blâr)
v. blared, blar·ing, blares
v.intr.
To sound loudly and stridently: a stereo blaring in the next apartment.
v.tr.
1. To cause to sound loudly and stridently: Don't blare the stereo.
2. To proclaim loudly and flamboyantly: headlines blaring the scandal.
n.
1. A loud, strident noise.
2. Flamboyance.

[Middle English bleren.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blaring - a loud harsh or strident noiseblaring - a loud harsh or strident noise  
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
Adj.1.blaring - unpleasantly loud and penetratingblaring - unpleasantly loud and penetrating; "the blaring noise of trumpets"; "shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio"
loud - characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"

blaring

adjective
Marked by extremely high volume and intensity of sound:
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When the heat-cloud sucks the tempest, when the slivered pine-trees fall, When the blinding, blaring rain-squalls lash and veer; Through the war-gongs of the thunder rings a voice more loud than all-- It is Fear, O Little Hunter, it is Fear!
His ears were filled with the incessant hum in various notes, now the busy hum of the working bee flying quickly off, then the blaring of the lazy drone, and the excited buzz of the bees on guard protecting their property from the enemy and preparing to sting.
The object of all this staring and blaring, was a young man of about five-and-twenty, well-grown and well-looking, with a sunburnt cheek and a dark eye.
The Great Jed is coming," said Lan-O, "none other dares enter thus, with blaring trumpets, the city of Manator.
To set those blaring images so high, and to cause us smaller vermin, as under the influence of henbane or opium, to cry out, night and day, 'Relieve us of our money, scatter it for us, buy us and sell us, ruin us, only we beseech ye take rank among the powers of the earth, and fatten on us'!
My biggest bugbear is walking into pubs or restaurants to be told by some snotty manager that the blaring music which makes it impossible to speak must continue blaring because "It's our policy".
The only sound that broke the silence around the city centre during the unusually strict phase of restrictions was the call for prayer blaring from mosque loudspeakers.
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Those of you who hate people driving down the high street with windows open and sound system blaring don't panic, it's just a one-off promotion.
When they finally found a house with electricity, two youngsters produced a tape recorder and began blaring hours of religious sermons, praising Osama bin Laden, the mujaheddin of Chechnya, Somalia, Helmand, Kandahar and anyone fighting the Americans.
But, the Ministry said that blaring speakers broadcasting prayers and sermons can be heard over long distances, smothering calls of other mosques and disturbing people.
As The Magnolia Sisters set the crowd swinging with their catchy country music, the blue security van parked nearby decided to chime in with its alarm blaring rhythmically - totally out of time with the riff.