from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Smooth, flattering talk.
- n. Deceptive nonsense.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Ability to talk constantly.
- n. Mindless chatter.
- n. Persuasive flattery or kind speech. The ability to tell a man to go to hell, in such a way as he will look forward to the trip.
- v. To beguile with flattery.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Smooth, wheedling talk; flattery.
- transitive v. To influence by blarney; to wheedle with smooth talk; to make or accomplish by blarney.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Exceedingly complimentary language; flattery; smooth, wheedling talk; pleasing cajolery.
- To talk over or beguile by wheedling speeches; flatter; humbug with agreeable talk.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. flattery designed to gain favor
- v. influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
After the Blarney Stone in Blarney Castle, Blarney, Ireland.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named after a legendary magical stone in Blarney Castle, Ireland that gives the gift of eloquence. See also Blarney Stone. (Wiktionary)