blare

[blair]
verb (used without object), blared, blaring.
1.
to emit a loud, raucous sound: The trumpets blared as the procession got under way.
verb (used with object), blared, blaring.
2.
to sound loudly; proclaim noisily: We sat there horrified as the radio blared the awful news.
noun
3.
a loud, raucous noise: The blare of the band made conversation impossible.
4.
glaring intensity of light or color: A blare of sunlight flooded the room as she opened the shutters.
5.
fanfare; flourish; ostentation; flamboyance: a new breakfast cereal proclaimed with all the blare of a Hollywood spectacle.
6.
Eastern New England. the bawl of a calf.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English bleren; akin to Middle Dutch blaren, Middle Low German blarren, Middle High German blerren (German plärren)


1, 3. blast, bellow, roar, clang, clamor; screech, honk.
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blare (blɛə)
 
vb
1.  to sound loudly and harshly
2.  to proclaim loudly and sensationally
 
n
3.  a loud and usually harsh or grating noise
 
[C14: from Middle Dutch bleren; of imitative origin]

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blare
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.
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Example sentences
Radio stations blare an impressive repertoire of catchy revolutionary tunes.
With all the pomp arid, blare of our national campaigns the one supreme effort has been to down the other party.
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