Origin of blarneysee Blarney stone
intransitive verb-·neyed, -·ney·ing
- Smooth, flattering talk.
- Deceptive nonsense.
Origin of blarneyAfter the Blarney Stone in Blarney Castle, Blarney, Ireland
(third-person singular simple present blarneys, present participle blarneying, simple past and past participle blarneyed)
Named after a legendary magical stone in Blarney Castle, Ireland that gives the gift of eloquence. See also Blarney Stone.