blarney: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (blär'nē), [key]
— n., v., -neyed, -ney•ing.
  1. flattering or wheedling talk; cajolery.
  2. deceptive or misleading talk; nonsense; hooey: a lot of blarney about why he was broke.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to flatter or wheedle; use blarney: He blarneys his boss with the most shameless compliments.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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