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 Dictionary entry overview: What does glaring mean? 

GLARING (adjective)
  The adjective GLARING has 2 senses:

1. shining intensely
2. conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

  Familiarity information: GLARING used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GLARING (adjective)

Sense 1glaring [BACK TO TOP]


Shining intensely


blazing; blinding; fulgent; glaring; glary; dazzling

Context examples:

the blazing sun / blinding headlights / dazzling snow / fulgent patterns of sunlight / the glaring sun


bright (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts)

Sense 2glaring [BACK TO TOP]


Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible


egregious; flagrant; glaring; crying; rank; gross

Context examples:

a crying shame / an egregious lie / flagrant violation of human rights / a glaring error / gross ineptitude / gross injustice / rank treachery


conspicuous (obvious to the eye or mind)

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