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blat

 (blăt)
v. blat·ted, blat·ting, blats
v.tr.
1. To utter without thinking; blurt.
2. To sound or produce harshly or raucously: trombones blatting out a tune.
v.intr.
1. To cry, especially like a sheep; bleat.
2. To make a harsh or raucous noise.

[Imitative.]

blat n.
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blat

(blæt)
vb, blats, blatting or blatted
1. (intr) to cry out or bleat like a sheep
2. (tr) to utter indiscreetly in a loud voice
[C19: of imitative origin]
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blat

(blæt)

v. blat•ted, blat•ting. v.i.
1. bleat.
2. to make a raucous noise.
v.t.
3. to utter loudly.
[1840–50]
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blat


Past participle: blatted
Gerund: blatting

Imperative
blat
blat
Present
I blat
you blat
he/she/it blats
we blat
you blat
they blat
Preterite
I blatted
you blatted
he/she/it blatted
we blatted
you blatted
they blatted
Present Continuous
I am blatting
you are blatting
he/she/it is blatting
we are blatting
you are blatting
they are blatting
Present Perfect
I have blatted
you have blatted
he/she/it has blatted
we have blatted
you have blatted
they have blatted
Past Continuous
I was blatting
you were blatting
he/she/it was blatting
we were blatting
you were blatting
they were blatting
Past Perfect
I had blatted
you had blatted
he/she/it had blatted
we had blatted
you had blatted
they had blatted
Future
I will blat
you will blat
he/she/it will blat
we will blat
you will blat
they will blat
Future Perfect
I will have blatted
you will have blatted
he/she/it will have blatted
we will have blatted
you will have blatted
they will have blatted
Future Continuous
I will be blatting
you will be blatting
he/she/it will be blatting
we will be blatting
you will be blatting
they will be blatting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blatting
you have been blatting
he/she/it has been blatting
we have been blatting
you have been blatting
they have been blatting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blatting
you will have been blatting
he/she/it will have been blatting
we will have been blatting
you will have been blatting
they will have been blatting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blatting
you had been blatting
he/she/it had been blatting
we had been blatting
you had been blatting
they had been blatting
Conditional
I would blat
you would blat
he/she/it would blat
we would blat
you would blat
they would blat
Past Conditional
I would have blatted
you would have blatted
he/she/it would have blatted
we would have blatted
you would have blatted
they would have blatted
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.blat - cry plaintivelyblat - cry plaintively; "The lambs were bleating"
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations

blat

(inf esp US)
vi (sheep)blöcken
vt (= give away)ausposaunen (pej)
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