Blare vs Yell - What's the difference?

blare | yell |

As nouns the difference between blare and yell

is that blare is (usually singular) a loud sound while yell is a shout.

As verbs the difference between blare and yell

is that blare is to make a loud sound while yell is shout; holler; make a loud sound with the voice.

As an adjective yell is

(ulster) dry (of cow).




(en noun)
  • (usually singular) A loud sound.
  • I can hardly hear you over the blare of the radio.
  • *'>citation
  • Dazzling, often garish, brilliance.
  • Verb

  • To make a loud sound.
  • The trumpet blaring in my ears gave me a headache.
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  • To cause to sound like the blare of a trumpet; to proclaim loudly.
  • * Tennyson
  • To blare its own interpretation.


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    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) yellen, from (etyl) .


    (en verb)
  • shout; holler; make a loud sound with the voice.
  • to convey by shouting
  • He yelled directions to the party from the car.
    * (shout) call, cry, holler, shout * See also
    Derived terms
    () * yell at * yell silently * yeller
    Usage notes
    To yell at' someone is as in a hostile manner, while to yell ' to someone means to speak loudly so as to be heard.


    (en noun)
  • A shout.
  • A phrase to be shouted.
  • * 1912 , The Michigan Alumnus (volume 18, page 152)
  • After the dinner a general reception was held in the spacious parlors of the hotel during which the occasion was very much enlivened with the old college songs and old college yells , which transported us all in mind and feelings

    Etymology 2



  • (Ulster) dry (of cow)
  • English reporting verbs