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  • n  a loud harsh or strident noise
  • v  make a strident sound
  • v  make a loud noise
    The horns of the taxis blared

  • Return of Saturn has lyrics that are accessibly vague, music that pushes the listener--though not too much--and singles primed to blare from a car stereo.
  • Last week Stalinists felt no embarrassment in hearing a loudspeaker blare across the Red Square from just back of where the Dictator was standing: "Long live the World Revolution.
  • If the scientific underpinnings of Aryanism were flimsy, the fact was obscured in the dust of marching feet, the blare of bands, the drip of blood.
News & Articles

  • The secrets behind baseball's walk-up music
    Giants, A's and longtime custodians of baseball entertainment provide their insights into the songs that blare over stadium loudspeakers across an entire nation.
    June 11, 2013 - Contra Costa Times
  • MLB: The secrets behind baseball's walk-up music
    Giants, A's and longtime custodians of baseball entertainment provide their insights into the songs that blare over stadium loudspeakers across an entire nation.
    June 11, 2013 - The Willits News
Quotes

  • Alicia Keys in Sky News
    Keys said the contrast worked well: "It's kind of his dark style that I'm able to join into. Then there's my kind of belting, strong, soulful harmonies that blare up - so we were both able to throw our mixes in there and create the gumbo."
  • Bob Moore in Dickson Herald
    The sax is a loud, blare-y instrument,said A-Teamer Bob Moore. "But Boots had a way of playing something that would fit with the style and the mood of the song. Whatever he came up with was always outstanding."
  • John Boehner in San Francisco Chronicle
    Minority Leader John Boehner of Ohio began to weep as fellow GOP Rep. Sam Johnson of Texas talked about how when he was a Vietnam prisoner of war, "our captors would blare horrible recordings over the loudspeaker of Americans protesting back...

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