Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/04/15 Blarney

Blarney (noun, verb)
blarney [blahr-nee]


noun
1. flattering or wheedling talk; cajolery.
2. deceptive or misleading talk; nonsense; hooey: a lot of blarney about why he was broke.

verb (used with object), verb (used without object), blarneyed, blarneying.
3. to flatter or wheedle; use blarney: He blarneys his boss with the most shameless compliments.

Origin: 1760-70; after the hamlet Blarney, in Ireland; see Blarney stone

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