blarney (Meaning)

Wordnet

blarney (n)

flattery designed to gain favor

Wordnet

blarney (v)

influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

Webster

blarney (n.)

Smooth, wheedling talk; flattery.

Webster

blarney (v. t.)

To influence by blarney; to wheedle with smooth talk; to make or accomplish by blarney.

blarney Sentence Examples

  1. His charm was unmatched, with a gift for spinning tales that bordered on blarney.
  2. She could convince anyone of anything with her quick wit and a touch of blarney.
  3. Despite his reputation for blarney, his sincerity shone through in moments of truth.
  4. His silver tongue was well-known, weaving a web of blarney that captivated his audience.
  5. The politician's speech was filled with blarney, promising the world without any concrete plans.
  6. She greeted everyone with a smile and a bit of blarney, making them feel instantly at ease.
  7. His blarney was legendary, able to sweet-talk his way out of any situation.
  8. Though his flattery was blatant blarney, it often succeeded in winning people over.
  9. The salesman relied on his blarney to sell his products, painting them in the most favorable light.
  10. Despite the skepticism of his peers, he relied on his blarney to win the approval of the board.

FAQs About the word blarney

flattery designed to gain favor, influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flatteringSmooth, wheedling talk; flattery., To influence by blarney; to whee

flattery,butter, adulation, praise, soft soap, taffy, acclaim, caresses, overpraise, congratulations

depreciation, depreciation, detraction,disparagement, disparagement, belittlement, belittlement, detraction,bad-mouthing, put-down

His charm was unmatched, with a gift for spinning tales that bordered on blarney.

She could convince anyone of anything with her quick wit and a touch of blarney.

Despite his reputation for blarney, his sincerity shone through in moments of truth.

His silver tongue was well-known, weaving a web of blarney that captivated his audience.