EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of blatantly.

PronunciationEdit

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AdverbEdit

blates (not comparable)

  1. (UK, slang) blatantly; certainly; obviously
    • 2006, "daniel.g.read@googlemail.com", LOST IS 4 LOSERS! (on newsgroup alt.tv.lost)
      LOST IS WELL CRAP. GO WATCH RAVEN ON BBC1 FOR PROP ENTERTAINMENT.blates.xx.
    • 2008, "deKay", Tuesday Top 5: Movie Licences (on newsgroup uk.games.video.misc)
      >There have been far more abominations than great games based on popular
      >films, but what are your 5 favourites?
      5) Er.
      4) Um.
      3) Erm.
      2) Batman the Movie (Spectrum)
      1) Goldeneye (N64). Blates, innit.

ReferencesEdit

  • The Guardian, 2007 [1]

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