from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Reflecting with glare.
  • adj. Blatant, obvious.
  • v. Present participle of glare.
  • n. A group of cats.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • adj. shining intensely
  • adj. conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible


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