Complete Definition of "blarney"

was wotd|2006|March|17
English

Etymology
Named after a legendary magical stone in w:en:Blarney Castle|Blarney Castle, Ireland that gives the gift of eloquence. See also w:en:Blarney Stone|Blarney Stone.

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Pronunciation
audio|en-us-blarney.ogg|Audio (US)
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)ni|-ÉË(r)ni

Noun
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  1. Ability to talk constantly.
  2. Mindless chatter.

#: He is full of blarney.

  1. Persuasive flattery or kind speech. The ability to tell a man to go to hell , in such a way as he will look forward to the trip.

Verb
en-verb|blarneys|blarneying|blarnied

#to use blarney

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Revision and Credits for"blarney"
  • 2007-10-29 08:09 - SemperBlotto - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/134.174.13.235|134.174.13.235]] ([[User_talk:134.174.13.235|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:UllmannBot|UllmannBot]]

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