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addaword.gifdefinition of blagging

noun
the practice of pretending to be someone else in order to get personal information about them, for example from their bank or their doctor
Information Commissioner Christopher Graham - who describes blagging as a "modern scourge" - said it only attracted a "rather puny penalty".
Submitted from United Kingdom on 20/07/2011 10:46:00
Definition of blagging from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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