Blarney - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈblɑːrni|  American pronunciation of the word blarney
Brit.  |ˈblɑːni|  British pronunciation of the word blarney

noun

- flattery designed to gain favor (syn: coaxing)

verb

- influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering (syn: cajole, coax, inveigle, palaver, sweet-talk, wheedle)

Examples

She was charmed by his blarney.

a tale with more than a hint of blarney

the Irish have a penchant for blarney

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