from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Shining intensely and blindingly.
  • adjective Tastelessly showy or bright; garish.
  • adjective Conspicuous; obvious: synonym: flagrant.
  • adjective Staring with anger, fierceness, or hostility.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Emitting a brilliant, dazzling light; shining with dazzling luster.
  • Staring.
  • Clear; plainly discernible; open and bold; barefaced: as, a glaring mistake or crime.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Clear; notorious; open and bold; barefaced.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Reflecting with glare.
  • adjective Blatant, obvious.
  • verb Present participle of glare.
  • noun A group of cats.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective shining intensely
  • adjective conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible


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