I crept to the door: the organ broke out overhead with a blare.
The blare of those horns is too shrill and the rapid pursuit through bush and bramble too daring.
What signifies the blare of your brass, or the bilious bleating of your wood-wind!
With a blare of trumpets, a boom and ruffle of drums, the gay procession started around the circus arena.
A night of Nature's making when she is tired of noise and blare of color.
Then, suddenly, the blare of a hundred trumpets gave the signal for the presentation of the offerings.
There were the almost deafening salutes and the blare of the band.
There was a rattle of drums and the blare of one or two off-key instruments from outside.
The gates were wide open, and from within came a blare of trumpets.
He had a loud voice, and twisted his words so badly, that his singing was like the blare of a trumpet.
late 14c., bleren "to wail," possibly from an unrecorded Old English *blæren, or from Middle Dutch bleren "to bleat, cry, bawl, shout." Probably echoic, either way. Related: Blared; blaring. As a noun from 1809, from the verb.