Definition of blague in English:

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Pronunciation: /bläɡ/


A joke or piece of nonsense.
Example sentences
  • As for the butt of the blague, the answer must again be: both.
  • This perception of immediacy can he misleading, for interviews are highly contrived public performances, providing ample opportunity for self-promotion and blague.


Mid 19th century: French, literally 'claptrap, nonsense'.

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Syllabification: blague

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