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- v. UK, informal, transitive To obtain (something) for free, particularly by guile or persuasion.
- v. UK, informal More specifically, to obtain confidential information by impersonation or other deception.
- v. UK, informal, transitive To beg, to cadge.
- v. UK, informal, transitive To steal.
- v. Polari To pick up someone.
- v. UK, informal, 1960s To persuade.
- v. UK, informal, 1940s To deceive, to perpetrate a hoax on.
- n. UK, informal A means of obtaining something by trick or deception.
- n. An armed robbery.
- adj. UK, informal Fake, not genuine.
- From French blague ("joke, tall story"). (Wiktionary)
“I’ve found that, generally speaking, the hardest posts to do are the ones in the middle: posting a YouTube video or quoting a nice paragraph from somebody else’s blag is easy, and writing a technical post full of equations isn’t so difficult, but producing an intelligent, informative, non-deceptive popularization of science is quite the trick! skullsinthestars Says:”
“The ICO also showed me handbooks written by private investigators explaining how to "blag" information for their debt collection agency clients.”
“On his MySpace blag - he said it was bound to happen.”
“Kwementyaye – who'd returned home from a night out only to discover that he had run out of cigarettes – visited the Todd to see if he could blag one from the campers.”
“There were ticketless Republicans there trying to blag their way in.”
“I wish I had 3D for that ... do you reckon I can blag it off Sky?”
“Normally I go the whole hog and exhibit as a small press publisher, but this year it looks like I missed the booking window, so I thought, why not see if I can blag my way in as a guest for once?”
“Supposing Blair is correct, and parents do espy special, precious things that childless adults never can, it would still be reassuring to know that these are not outweighed by the associated burdens of exhaustion, continual interruption and prime ministerial anxiety about how to blag a first-class education without going private.”
“I can [sometimes] blag my way into [nearly] anything.”
“I'm not a coder, but I used a Mission Impossible-style disguise to blag my way into the Howard Dean meeting, so it was possible.”
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