HyperDic: blarney

English > 2 senses of the word blarney:
NOUNcommunicationblarney, coaxing, soft soap, sweet talkflattery designed to gain favor / favor / favor
VERBcommunicationblarney, wheedle, cajole, palaver, coax, sweet-talk, inveigleinfluence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
English > blarney: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningflattery designed to gain favor / favor / favor.
Synonymscoaxing, soft soap, sweet talk
Broaderflatteryexcessive or insincere praise
Spanishcamelo, candonga, carocas, enlabio, pamema
Catalanensabonada, facúndia, raspallada
Verbsblarneyinfluence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
English > blarney: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningInfluence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody into V-ing something
Synonymswheedle, cajole, palaver, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle
Narrowerbrowbeat, bully, swaggerdiscourage or frighten with threats / threats or a domineering manner
soft-soappersuade someone through flattery
BroaderpersuadeCause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action
Spanishcamelar, convencer, engatusar
Nounsblarneyflattery designed to gain favor / favor / favor

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