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  1. blarney

    • IPA[ˈblärnē]

    美式

    • n.
      talk that aims to charm, pleasantly flatter, or persuade;amusing and harmless nonsense
    • v.
      influence or persuade (someone) using charm and pleasant flattery
    • verb: blarney, 3rd person present: blarneys, gerund or present participle: blarneying, past tense: blarneyed, past participle: blarneyed

    • noun: blarney

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. talk that aims to charm, pleasantly flatter, or persuade he had the “street charm” of an Irish politician, but this blarney concealed his inner self
    • amusing and harmless nonsense this story is perhaps just a bit of blarney

    動詞

    • 1. influence or persuade (someone) using charm and pleasant flattery he went overboard in blarneying him into thinking that Joe considered him a nice guy
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    • IPA[ˈblɑːni]

    英式

    • n.
      talk which aims to charm, flatter, or persuade (often considered typical of Irish people): it took all my Irish blarney to keep us out of court
    • v.
      influence or persuade (someone) using charm and pleasant flattery: he went overboard in blarneying him into thinking that Joe considered him a nice guy

    Oxford Dictionary