Definition of "blague" [blague]

  • Mendacious boasting; falsehood; humbug (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "blague" in a sentence
  • "Bertrand was opposite to him, and having listened with delight and reverence to some tale of knavery truly royal, was exclaiming with a look and voice expressive of the most intense admiration, “AH VIEUX BLAGEUR! va!” — the word blague is untranslatable — it means"
  • "-- the word blague is untranslatable -- it means FRENCH humbug as distinct from all other; and only those who know the value of an epigram in France, an epigram so wonderfully just, a little word so curiously comprehensive, can fancy the kind of rage and rapture with which it was received."
  • "This foolish "blague" was accompanied by a description of Edison's new "aerophone," a steam machine which carried the voice a distance of one and a half miles."