A joke or piece of nonsense.
funny story, jest, witticism, quip, pleasantryView synonyms
- ‘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.