Translation of blag in Spanish:

blag

asalto, n.

Pronunciation /blaɡ//blæɡ/

noun

informal

  • 1

    (violent robbery)
    asalto masculine
    atraco masculine
    • Though he is a small-time criminal he boasts of big time blags and heavy criminal acquaintances.
    • We can't go for a simple walk without her being tooled up and ready for an easy blag.
    • He plays an ageing thief whose plans to retire are postponed by a young whipper-snapper who blackmails him into one last blag.
    • Less than an hour later, police were alerted by a silent alarm to a second blag in neighbouring Lacey.
    • Two men armed with a black handgun and a driver in the gang's getaway car are being sought in connection with the blag.
    • He put together a crack team of thieves like in the film to pull a blag at the local casino
  • 2

    (pretense)
    camelo masculine informal
    chamullo masculine Chile informal
    • Everybody else thought we were dodgy work-experience students on the blag.
    • There didn't seem to be any point in trying to continue the blag, so the three of us nodded mutely.
    • One especially brazen blag at an art exhibition (entered through charm, obviously) somehow resulted in a catalogue signed and personally dedicated by the artist.
    • It was a phenomenal blag on his part, since most of Balding's horses were chasers, and at that time he had ridden not one chase over the big fences.
    • Convincing the manager you deserve a refund and swaying the librarian to waive your overdue fees - these are blags, times when we use our tongues to make our lives easier.

transitive verb

informal

  • 1

    (obtain by deception)
    conseguir con camelos informal
    conseguir con chamullos Chile informal
  • 2

    (rob with violence)
    atracar
    asaltar
    • That makes registering domain names more popular than stealing cars in the UK - during 1999 an average of two cars were blagged every minute.
    • The blaggers blagged the jewels in the biggest blag I've ever seen.