Blare Blare, n. The harsh noise of a trumpet; a loud and somewhat harsh noise, like the blast of a trumpet; a roar or bellowing. [1913 Webster]

With blare of bugle, clamor of men. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

His ears are stunned with the thunder's blare. --J. R. Drake. [1913 Webster]

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  • Blare — Blare, v. t. To cause to sound like the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim loudly. [1913 Webster] To blare its own interpretation. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blare — [bleə US bler] v also blare out [I and T] [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from an unrecorded Old English blAran] to make a very loud unpleasant noise ▪ Horns blared in the street outside. ▪ The radio was blaring out the latest pop songs.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Blare — Blare, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaring}.] [OE. blaren, bloren, to cry, woop; cf. G. pl[ a]rren to bleat, D. blaren to bleat, cry, weep. Prob. an imitative word, but cf. also E. blast. Cf. {Blore}.] To sound loudly and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blare — (Numism.), Berner Billonscheidemünze – 1 Batzen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • blare — index barrage, noise, proclaim Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • blare — (v.) late 14c., bleren to wail, possibly from an unrecorded O.E. *blæren, or from M.Du. bleren to bleat, cry, bawl, shout. Probably echoic, either way. Related: Blared; blaring. As a noun from 1809, from the verb …   Etymology dictionary

  • blare — [v] make loud noise bark, bellow, blast, boom, bray, clamor, clang, honk, hoot, peal, resound, roar, scream, shout, shriek, sound out, toot, trumpet; concepts 65,77 Ant. toot …   New thesaurus

  • blare — ► VERB ▪ sound loudly and harshly. ► NOUN ▪ a loud, harsh sound. ORIGIN Dutch or Low German blaren …   English terms dictionary

  • blare — [bler] vt., vi. blared, blaring [ME bleren, bloren, to wail, bellow: for IE base see BLEAR] 1. to sound out with loud, harsh, trumpetlike tones 2. to announce or exclaim loudly n. 1. a loud, brassy sound 2. harsh brilliance or glare, as of color …   English World dictionary

  • blare — [[t]ble͟ə(r)[/t]] blares, blaring, blared V ERG If something such as a siren or radio blares, it makes a loud, unpleasant noise. The fire engines were just pulling up, sirens blaring... Music blared from the flat behind me... [V n] I blared my… …   English dictionary

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