Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To obtain (something) for free, particularly by guile or persuasion.
  • v. More specifically, to obtain confidential information by impersonation or other deception.
  • v. To beg, to cadge.
  • v. To steal.
  • v. To pick up someone.
  • v. To persuade.
  • v. To deceive, to perpetrate a hoax on.
  • n. A means of obtaining something by trick or deception.
  • n. An armed robbery.
  • adj. Fake, not genuine.

Etymologies

From French blague ("joke, tall story"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.