[编辑] GRE 红宝书
- adj.臭的, 恶名昭彰的
- ［英］ adj.臭的, 恶名昭彰的 ( glaringly bad; notorious; outrageous)
- ［记］ 不要和fragrant ( 芳香的) 相混
- ［例］ The couple's flagrant display of affection.
[编辑] Webster Collegiate
- Etymology: Latin flagrant-, flagrans, present participle of flagrare to burn — more at black
- Date: 1513
- 1. archaic fiery hot ; burning
- 2. conspicuously offensive <flagrant errors>; especially so obviously inconsistent with what is right or proper as to appear to be a flouting of law or morality <flagrant violations of human rights>
- ? flagrantly adverb
- flagrant, glaring, gross, rank mean conspicuously bad or objectionable. flagrant applies usually to offenses or errors so bad that they can neither escape notice nor be condoned <flagrant abuse of the office of president>. glaring implies painful or damaging obtrusiveness of something that is conspicuously wrong, faulty, or improper<glaring errors>. gross implies the exceeding of reasonable or excusable limits<gross carelessness>. rank applies to what is openly and extremely objectionable and utterly condemned<rank heresy>.