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

[Middle English bleren.]
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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"
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Marked by extremely high volume and intensity of sound:
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References in classic literature ?
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'!
Police sources said that a family was playing music loudly and one of their neighbors asked them to reduce volume of the blaring music.
A visit to Nairobi county along the CBD finds that there is loud music blaring from the shops and matatus on the streets.
FAISALABAD -- The city returned to the basant mode on Thursday night and Friday when kite flying enthusiasts of the city dotted the skyline with colourful kites of different sizes amid blaring music and festivity in the air.
The girl placed on top of the casket a red portable speaker blaring the favorite songs of her mother, who loved to sing, during a visit by The STAR in the wake on Saturday.
WALLABIES skipper Michael Hooper has revealed why his team had rock music blaring out while they went through yesterday's final run-through at the Principality Stadium.
South Korea, one of the North's biggest enemies and closest neighbors, is reportedly planning on changing that, however, by blaring the news over loudspeakers positioned on the border.
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".