Definition of Blathering

1. Verb. (present participle of blather) ¹



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Definition of Blathering

1. blather [v] - See also: blather

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blathering

blasty
blat
blat out
blatancies
blatancy
blatant
blatantly
blate
blater
blates
blatest
blather
blathered
blatherer
blatherers
blathering
blathers
blatherskite
blatherskites
blatherstorm
blatherstorms
blatonite
blats
blatt
blattant
blatted
blatter
blatteration
blatterations
blattered

Literary usage of Blathering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dialect of Leeds and Its Neighbourhood: Illustrated by Conversations and by C. Clough Robinson (1862)
"What's tuh blathering abart ? " BLATHER. Mud or puddle so thin that it will splash ... A blathering tongue" is in the head of a person who makes a point of ..."

2. Roughing it by Mark Twain (1913)
"... meanness to ask me why didn'tI stay on my ranch and hold possession when I see him a-coming! Why didn'tI stay on it, the blathering lunatic—by George, ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"She always was a blathering woman. So Skelton (Colyn Clout, 65. 66), " Thus eche of other Mother, The tone against the tother;" and as a noun, 774, ..."

4. A Guide to the Best Fiction in English by William Winter, George Saintsbury, Ernest Albert Baker (1913)
"Mr. Caine registers himself as a blathering rhapsodist, flatulent with the wind of doctrine and giddy with self-conceit. It was long ago observed by ..."

5. Thomas Carlyle: A History of the First Forty Years of His Life, 1795-1835 by James Anthony Froude (1882)
"... more especially after all the blathering stuff he had uttered on the matter for years past. I still read his Magazine palaver with an affectionate ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1889)
"The Scotchman stopped and watched it disappear. " Yon auld Oliver has mair gude sense," he said to himself, " than a' these blathering ..."

7. The Dialect of Leeds and Its Neighbourhood: Illustrated by Conversations and by C. Clough Robinson (1862)
"What's tuh blathering abart ? " BLATHER. Mud or puddle so thin that it will splash ... A blathering tongue" is in the head of a person who makes a point of ..."

8. Roughing it by Mark Twain (1913)
"... meanness to ask me why didn'tI stay on my ranch and hold possession when I see him a-coming! Why didn'tI stay on it, the blathering lunatic—by George, ..."

9. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"She always was a blathering woman. So Skelton (Colyn Clout, 65. 66), " Thus eche of other Mother, The tone against the tother;" and as a noun, 774, ..."

10. A Guide to the Best Fiction in English by William Winter, George Saintsbury, Ernest Albert Baker (1913)
"Mr. Caine registers himself as a blathering rhapsodist, flatulent with the wind of doctrine and giddy with self-conceit. It was long ago observed by ..."

11. Thomas Carlyle: A History of the First Forty Years of His Life, 1795-1835 by James Anthony Froude (1882)
"... more especially after all the blathering stuff he had uttered on the matter for years past. I still read his Magazine palaver with an affectionate ..."

12. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1889)
"The Scotchman stopped and watched it disappear. " Yon auld Oliver has mair gude sense," he said to himself, " than a' these blathering ..."

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