AskDefine | Define blandishment

Dictionary Definition

blandishment

Noun

1 flattery intended to persuade [syn: cajolery, palaver]
2 the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery [syn: wheedling]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Noun

  1. Flattering speech or actions designed to persuade or influence.

Related terms

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1