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blarney

blarney

blarney - Dictionary definition and meaning for word blarney

Definition
(noun) flattery designed to gain favor
Synonyms : coaxing , soft soap , sweet talk

Definition
(verb) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
Synonyms : cajole , coax , inveigle , palaver , sweet-talk , wheedle
Example Sentence
  • He palavered her into going along

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for blarney

BLARNEY: BLA-RNEY. Means flattery or useless talk to gain favour. We can rewrite it as "BLA BLA BLA BLA to Rain iN Everyone's Yes" (BLA-R-N-E-Y). Take note of the Capital letters.
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by cheeseqo

BLURny....when I have to flatter my girlfriend I say when you are in front of me I cannot see things clearly(BLUR) I can only see you...thus blarney
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by nileshdive

remember barney from how i met your mother who just flatters girls to get them to bed..
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by aaditya27993

remember how i met ur mother serial BARNEY...he used to date with every girl with his flaterry talks
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by kvnr1991

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