Word of the Day


Blarney: Flattering or wheedling talk; cajolery.

noun (blahr-ney)

Deceptive or misleading talk; nonsense; hooey.

Example: A lot of blarney about why he was broke.

Blarney came to English in the mid-1700s from the name of the hamlet in Ireland, where a stone in Blarney Castle is said to impart skill in flattery to anyone who kisses it.

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