Definition of blandish in English:

blandish

verb

[WITH OBJECT]archaic
  • Coax (someone) with kind words or flattery.

    ‘I was blandishing her with imprudences to get her off the subject’
    • ‘They are thriving, sleeping and dreaming in that inner mammalian world, while their carrier lies by my side, when she's not blandishing me for food scraps.’
    flattering, complimentary, highly favourable, commendatory, enthusiastic, glowing, appreciative, praising, worshipping, worshipful, reverential, lionizing, blandishing, acclamatory, rhapsodic, eulogistic, laudatory, fulsome
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Origin

Middle English: from Old French blandiss-, lengthened stem of blandir, from Latin blandiri, from blandus soft, smooth.

Pronunciation:

blandish

/ˈblandiSH/