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Definition(s):

  1. (n) flattery designed to gain favor
  2. (v) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

Usage(s):

  1. His gravel-voiced oratory beats at the unwary with the brass of a top sergeant and the blarney of a sideshow barker.
  2. Hoopla, frantic flying, blarney about peace and prosperity are worthless.
  3. The murmur of overlapping blarney isn't a carpet of sound; rather, it's swatches, hundreds of gorgeous samples to choose from.

News

  1. Irish Music Festival raises money for locals impacted by autism

    The First Annual Blarney at the Beach Irish Music Festival was held Sunday in Avila Beach.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KSBY San Luis Obispo

  2. Brendan Vacations and Aer Lingus Join to Celebrate The Gathering and All Things Irish

    DELRAY BEACH, FL -- It isn't too late to kiss the Blarney Stone and enjoy the luck of the Irish! Brendan Vacations and Aer Lingus, Ireland's official air carrier, have partnered to offer a limited-time ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. Tunick told reporters: "Maybe we'll dip 75 people backward kissing the Blarney Stone."
    on Jun 17, 2008 By: Spencer Tunick Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  2. "I know it's going to sound like some tourist blarney, but Ireland does feel like a second home to me," says Ben Stiller in our video interview below. "I feel I know it better than I know Hollywood. At least, I wish I did. It's been a long...
    on Dec 4, 2008 By: Ben Stiller Source: Movies.ie

  3. MCAvoy says, "It's completely disrespectful to an Irishman to suggest the English overlords all had Irish accents, just because you want a bit of the Irish blarney for the American audiences." "The country has made my career, made FOREST...
    on Mar 4, 2007 By: James McAvoy Source: Contactmusic.com

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