Definition of Blarneys

1. Verb. (third-person singular of blarney) ¹



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Definition of Blarneys

1. blarney [v] - See also: blarney

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blarneys

blanquettes
blanquillo
blanquillos
blanscue
blare
blare out
blared
blares
blarg
blaring
blarings
blarmed
blarney
blarneyed
blarneying
blarneys (current term)
blas
blase
blaseness
blash
blashes
blashier
blashiest
blashy
blaspheme
blasphemed
blasphemer
blasphemers
blasphemes
blasphemeth

Literary usage of Blarneys

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1. The Social War of the Year 1900: Or, The Conspirators and Lovers by Simon Mohler Landis (1872)
"... if it is in the power of sinful mortal to perform," responded the jealous and hypocritical deacon. CHAPTER IV. PAT O'CONNER blarneys THE DEACON. ..."

2. The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell: With Illustrations by James Russell Lowell (1891)
"... The cast clothes of Europe your statesmanship tries And mumbles again the old blarneys and lies ; — Forget Europe wholly, your veins throb with blood, ..."

3. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"a wound-gratuity until the next little war breaks out. when he perjures himself before a Medical Board, blarneys his Colonel, burns incense round his ..."

4. Dramatic Opinions and Essays, with an Apology: With an Apology by Bernard Shaw (1907)
"... when he is '"cute" enough, blarneys the English tourist. To an Irishman who has any sort of social conscience, the conception of Ireland as a romantic ..."

5. The Social War of the Year 1900: Or, The Conspirators and Lovers by Simon Mohler Landis (1872)
"... if it is in the power of sinful mortal to perform," responded the jealous and hypocritical deacon. CHAPTER IV. PAT O'CONNER blarneys THE DEACON. ..."

6. The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell: With Illustrations by James Russell Lowell (1891)
"... The cast clothes of Europe your statesmanship tries And mumbles again the old blarneys and lies ; — Forget Europe wholly, your veins throb with blood, ..."

7. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1899)
"a wound-gratuity until the next little war breaks out. when he perjures himself before a Medical Board, blarneys his Colonel, burns incense round his ..."

8. Dramatic Opinions and Essays, with an Apology: With an Apology by Bernard Shaw (1907)
"... when he is '"cute" enough, blarneys the English tourist. To an Irishman who has any sort of social conscience, the conception of Ireland as a romantic ..."

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