Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » B » Blarina Brevicauda ... Blazon


 Dictionary entry overview: What does blate mean? 

BLATE (adjective)
  The adjective BLATE has 1 sense:

1. disposed to avoid notice

  Familiarity information: BLATE used as an adjective is very rare.

BLATE (verb)
  The verb BLATE has 1 sense:

1. cry plaintively

  Familiarity information: BLATE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BLATE (adjective)

Sense 1blate [BACK TO TOP]


Disposed to avoid notice


blate; bashful

Context example:

they considered themselves a tough outfit and weren't bashful about letting anybody know it


backward ((used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature)

Domain region:

Scotland (one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts)

BLATE (verb)

Sense 1blate [BACK TO TOP]


Cry plaintively

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing


baa; blat; blate; bleat

Context example:

The lambs were bleating

Hypernyms (to "blate" is one way to...):

emit; let loose; let out; utter (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words))

Sentence frame:

Something ----s

Sentence examples:

You can hear animals blate in the meadows
The meadows blate with animals

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Why have a dog and bark yourself?" (English proverb)

"That which is obvious does not need to be explained." (Afghanistan proverb)

"If you can't reward then you should thank." (Arabic proverb)

"Know what you say, but don't say all that you know." (Dutch proverb)

 BLATE: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.0432 seconds