Definition of blare verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

blare

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//bleə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bler//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they blare
BrE BrE//bleə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//bler//
 
he / she / it blares
BrE BrE//bleəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//blerz//
 
past simple blared
BrE BrE//bleəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//blerd//
 
past participle blared
BrE BrE//bleəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//blerd//
 
-ing form blaring
BrE BrE//ˈbleərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblerɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] to make a loud unpleasant noise police cars with lights flashing and sirens blaring blare out Music blared out from the open window. blare something (out) The radio was blaring (out) rock music. Word Origin late Middle English (in the sense ‘roar, bellow’): from Middle Dutch blaren, bleren, or Low German blaren, of imitative origin. Current senses date from the late 18th cent.
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