Her references to Pride and Prejudice are blatant and playful.
As Catholic teachers and pastors, we strongly object to this blatant insensitivity to our moral values and legal rights.
The authorities need to end their blatant retaliation against government critics.
1596, in blatant beast, coined by Edmund Spenser in "The Faerie Queen" to describe a thousand-tongued monster representing slander; probably suggested by Latin blatire "to babble." It entered general use 1650s, as "noisy in an offensive and vulgar way;" the sense of "obvious, glaringly conspicuous" is from 1889. Related: Blatantly.