Blarneying
Blarney Blar"ney, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blarneyed} (-n[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blarneying}.] To influence by blarney; to wheedle with smooth talk; to make or accomplish by blarney. ``Blarneyed the landlord.'' --Irving. [1913 Webster]

Had blarneyed his way from Long Island. --S. G. Goodrich. [1913 Webster] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • blarneying — blar·ney || blɑːnɪ n. flattery, blandishment; nonsense, insincere talk v. flatter; wheedle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Blarney — Blar ney, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blarneyed} ( n[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blarneying}.] To influence by blarney; to wheedle with smooth talk; to make or accomplish by blarney. Blarneyed the landlord. Irving. [1913 Webster] Had blarneyed his way from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blarneyed — Blarney Blar ney, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blarneyed} ( n[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blarneying}.] To influence by blarney; to wheedle with smooth talk; to make or accomplish by blarney. Blarneyed the landlord. Irving. [1913 Webster] Had blarneyed his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blarney — /blahr nee/, n., v., blarneyed, blarneying. n. 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. 3. to flatter or wheedle; use blarney: He blarneys his …   Universalium

  • Коуэлл, Генри — Генри Коуэлл Henry Cowell …   Википедия

  • bland — Synonyms and related words: abstract, adulatory, balmy, banal, bare, barren, blah, blandishing, blank, blarneying, bleached, boring, broad, buttery, cajoling, calm, changeable, characterless, civilized, clear, collective, complimentary, composed …   Moby Thesaurus

  • complimentary — Synonyms and related words: acclamatory, admiring, adulatory, appreciative, approbatory, bland, blandishing, blarneying, buttery, cajoling, charitable, commendatory, congratulational, congratulatory, costless, courtierly, courtly, eleemosynary,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • courtly — Synonyms and related words: adulatory, aristocratic, august, bland, blandishing, blarneying, buttery, cajoling, ceremonious, chivalric, chivalrous, civilized, complimentary, conventional, courtierly, dignified, fair spoken, fawning, fine spoken,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fair spoken — Synonyms and related words: adulatory, bland, blandishing, blarneying, buttery, cajoling, complimentary, courtierly, courtly, disarming, fawning, fine spoken, flattering, fulsome, glib, gushing, honey mouthed, honey tongued, honeyed, ingratiating …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fawning — Synonyms and related words: abject, adulation, adulatory, apple polishing, ass kissing, backscratching, beggarly, bland, blandishing, blandishment, blarney, blarneying, bootlicking, brown nosing, bunkum, buttery, cajolement, cajolery, cajoling,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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