American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Shining intensely and blindingly: the glaring noonday sun.
- adj. Tastelessly showy or bright; garish.
- adj. Conspicuous; obvious: a glaring error. See Synonyms at flagrant.
- adj. Staring with anger, fierceness, or hostility: glaring eyes.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Emitting a brilliant, dazzling light; shining with dazzling luster.
- Clear; plainly discernible; open and bold; barefaced: as, a glaring mistake or crime.
- adj. Reflecting with glare.
- adj. Blatant, obvious.
- v. present participle of glare.
- n. A group of cats.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Clear; notorious; open and bold; barefaced.
- adj. shining intensely
- adj. conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
“My daughter refused to say, her expression glaring defiance.”
“It spotlights what he calls a glaring problem for investors: that most indexes are hard-wired to overlook bargains and overpay for wildly popular stocks.”
“Moodley was critical of what he termed a glaring ommision of the report to include information which would have contributed to greater transparency and understanding of how and why the Motheo contract was awarded.”
“Even more glaring is that in these same studies, Insignia POPS was found to have executed in less than 20% of the stores we surveyed.”
“The perception was that I had certain glaring deficits as a reporter, chief being that I could write a pretty feature but was a washout with hard news.”
“Close your eyes and see their faces glaring from the beast's skull.”
“This, of course, is an exercise in glaring intellectual dishonesty, yet the Globe not only gave prominence to a shoddy little piece of propaganda, but tore away all of the author's clever nuances by referring itself to the boycott as "plain anti-Semitic.”
“The most glaring is to exercise their right to keep and bear arms.”
“An array of stats in Sunday's one-sided final tell the story, but the most glaring is perhaps this: Federer, who is among the leaders in most service categories on the ATP Tour, faced break point in 10 of 11 service games, losing eight.”
“Perhaps the most glaring is the Coast Guard's $24 billion Deepwater program.”
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