blare out

vb
British
to criticise, denigrate, belittle. A word of obscure origin (it precedes the media attention paid to the Labour leader Tony Blair), it may have originated in black speech and may simply be an appropri-ation of the standard meaning of blare, i.e. to shout, trumpet. The term was recorded in use among North London schoolboys in 1993 and 1994.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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