Definitions for: Blare


[n] a loud harsh or strident noise
[v] make a strident sound; "She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone"
[v] make a loud noise; "The horns of the taxis blared"



Webster (1913) Definition: 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 somewhat harshly. ``The trumpet blared.''
--Tennyson.


Blare, v. t.
To cause to sound like the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim
loudly.

To blare its own interpretation. --Tennyson.


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

With blare of bugle, clamor of men. --Tennyson.

His ears are stunned with the thunder's blare. --J. R.
Drake.

Synonyms: beep, blaring, blast, cacophony, clamor, claxon, din, honk, toot

See Also: go, make noise, noise, noise, resound, sound, tootle

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