Search Result for "blaring":
1. a loud harsh or strident noise;
[syn: blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din]
1. unpleasantly loud and penetrating;
- Example: "the blaring noise of trumpets"
- Example: "shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio"
[syn: blaring, blasting]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blare \Blare\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blared; p. pr. & vb. n. Blaring.] [OE. blaren, bloren, to cry, woop; cf. G. pl[aum]rren to bleat, D. blaren to bleat, cry, weep. Prob. an imitative word, but cf. also E. blast. Cf. Blore.] To sound loudly and somewhat harshly. "The trumpet blared." --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
blaring \blar"ing\ adj. harshly or unpleasantly loud (in sound intensity); -- used mostly of electronic entertainment devices, such as TV, radio, or phonograph. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
blaring adj 1: unpleasantly loud and penetrating; "the blaring noise of trumpets"; "shut our ears against the blasting music from his car radio" [syn: blaring, blasting] n 1: a loud harsh or strident noise [syn: blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
43 Moby Thesaurus words for "blaring": atmospherics, blasting, blatant, blatting, blind spot, blustering, boisterous, brassy, brawling, brazen, clamant, clamorous, clamoursome, clanging, clangorous, clattery, crawling, creeping, drift, earsplitting, fade-out, fading, interference, mafficking, noise, noiseful, noisy, obstreperous, piercing, rackety, reception, rip-roaring, roaring, rowdy, static, stentorian, stentorious, strepitant, strepitous, tumultuous, turbulent, uproarious, vociferous