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Definition of blag verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

blag

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//blæɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//blæɡ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they blag
BrE BrE//blæɡ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//blæɡ//
 
he / she / it blags
BrE BrE//blæɡz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//blæɡz//
 
past simple blagged
BrE BrE//blæɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//blæɡd//
 
past participle blagged
BrE BrE//blæɡd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//blæɡd//
 
-ing form blagging
BrE BrE//ˈblæɡɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈblæɡɪŋ//
 
 
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blag something (British English, informal) to persuade somebody to give you something, or to let you do something, by talking to them in a clever or amusing way I blagged some tickets for the game. We blagged our way into the reception by saying that we were from the press. Word Origin late 19th cent.: perhaps from French blaguer ‘tell lies’.