/ (blæɡ) slang /
a robbery, esp with violence
verb blags, blagging or blagged (tr)
to obtain by wheedling or cadgingshe blagged free tickets from her mate
to snatch (wages, someone's handbag, etc); steal
to rob (esp a bank or post office)
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Derived forms of blagblagger, noun
Word Origin for blag
C19: of unknown origin
Words nearby blag
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Example sentences from the Web for blag
He tried to blag flights from British Airways but they said they would have needed six months notice.
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