blaring blaring  /b ˈlɛ rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a loud harsh or strident noise
  2. (adj) unpleasantly loud and penetrating

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Some students need nothing short of a bullhorn blaring in their face in order to wake up; others might appreciate a more subtle approach.
  2. Caravans of cars drove through the dark wet streets, horns blaring.
  3. The findings are surprising to anyone familiar with the regular headlines from Iraq blaring explosions around the country.

News

  1. Animal Tales: K9s, officers take center stage

    VASSALBORO — Lewiston police officer Nathan Hood rolled up on the lawn, sirens blaring, came to a stop and threw open the cruiser door. A man yelled at him 30 feet away. Hood started yelling back, until he tripped.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Lewiston Sun Journal

  2. Iran stock market climbs for 2nd day after vote

    Iran's stock exchange is climbing for the second continuous day following the surprise election of a reformist-backed president. The rise came after a night of a celebration in Tehran, with cars honking and blaring music ranging from patriotic songs to the Lambada.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  3. Iran stock market climbs for 2nd day after vote - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's stock exchange is climbing for the second continuous day following the surprise election of a reformist-backed president. The rise came after a night of a celebration in Tehran, with cars honking and blaring music ranging from patriotic songs to the Lambada.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

Quotes

  1. "It's a chance to play your guitar loud, blaring out of a big PA system _ and that's fun," added Malkmus, whose set is scheduled for Saturday afternoon.
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Stephen Malkmus Source: FOXNews

  2. "It was a special day for our country and great to hear the vuvuzelas blaring although we had to work hard at hearing our line-out calls," lock legend Matfield said. "We have been slow to get into a game at times this season, but not this...
    on May 29, 2010 By: Victor Matfield Source: AFP

  3. "Have you ever been ignored by the very government you helped put in power? I have. Have you had to endure being rudely shoved aside by the siren-blaring escorts of those who love to display their position and power over you? I have, too. Have you...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Benigno Aquino III Source: Inquirer.net

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