blatantly blatantly  /b ˈleɪ tənt li/


  • (adv) in a blatant manner


  1. According to Johnston, She would blatantly say, I want to just take this money and quit being governor.
  2. Or if they just blatantly asked me, I would say I don't talk about my personal life.
  3. Steele starts out with this blatantly false statement: President Obama's plan for a government-run health-care system is the wrong prescription.


  1. Heck's Clean-Cut Image Needs To Extend To His Namesake

    Nevada Rep. Joe Heck has crafted a clean-cut political image. Now he should get to work on his teenage namesake. Congressman Heck has spent part of this week apologizing for his 16-year-old son's blatantly racist and insensitive remarks delivered via Twitter,
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  2. Both Sides Can Agree: America's Top Spy Lied About Data Mining

    Public officials are rarely called liars these days, even when they lie blatantly, but the ideological odd couple of Slate's Fred Kaplan and Charles Cooke of the National Review are both using that word to call out Director of National Intelligence James Clapper for deceiving the public about the extent of the NSA's data gathering. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News


  1. "It's not hard to fathom Paris smoking pot, it's the doing it in the midst of the world's biggest sporting event, in public, blatantly enough to get caught, part that made it dubious. Again, Paris is not dumb," the article said. "It doesn't...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Paris Hilton Source: Times LIVE

  2. "My instinct is for us to focus on how do we make sure that moving forward we are doing the right thing," Obama told ABC's George Stephanopoulos. "That doesn't mean that if somebody has blatantly broken the law, that they are above the law....
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Newsweek

  3. "I welcome your response : and hope it is one that reassures your broadcast network's viewers that blatantly partisan talk show hosts like Christopher Matthews and Keith Olbermann at MSNBC don't hold editorial sway over the NBC network news...
    on May 19, 2008 By: Ed Gillespie Source:

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cynic cynic
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