Blague



noun
pretentious but empty talk; nonsense
Historical Examples

Nooks and Corners of Old England Allan Fea
Boscobel: or, the royal oak William Harrison Ainsworth
Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
The Native Son Inez Haynes Irwin
Notes and Queries, Number 169, January 22, 1853 Various
Germinie Lacerteux Edmond and Jules de Goncourt
Caricature and Other Comic Art James Parton.
Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century W. H. Davenport Adams
Ramsey Milholland Booth Tarkington

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