Definition of Blather

1. Noun. Foolish gibberish.

Exact synonyms: Blatherskite
Generic synonyms: Gibber, Gibberish



2. Verb. To talk foolishly. "Sam and Sue blather"; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"

Definition of Blather

1. v. i. & t. To talk foolishly, or nonsensically.

2. n. Voluble, foolish, or nonsensical talk; -- often in the pl.

Definition of Blather

1. Verb. (pejorative) to talk rapidly without making much sense ¹

2. Noun. (pejorative) nonsensical or foolish talk ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blather

1. to talk foolishly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Blather

blastule
blastules
blastwave
blastworthy
blasty
blat
blat out
blatancies
blatancy
blatant
blatantly
blate
blater
blates
blatest
blather (current term)
blathered
blatherer
blatherers
blathering
blathers
blatherskite
blatherskites
blatherstorm
blatherstorms
blatonite
blats
blatt
blattant
blatted

Literary usage of Blather

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

1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"May Gravels round his blather wrench, Scotch Drink. /7. Wrench'd. Wrench'd his dear country from the jaws of Ruin ! He, ruin'd, sink ! ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1859)
"... blister, or as E. smother, swore, Du. madder, moere, mud. The present forms then should be classed with blether, blather, bladder, the origin of ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Patent Issues: Interpreting Gatt: Congressional Hearings by Orrin G. Hatch (2000)
"... 5,1996 Patent blather |~~v>r all the current populist assaults on world IH trade deals, there would seem to he one aspect JL of the General Agreement on ..."

4. A Warwickshire Word-book: Comprising Obsolescent and Dialect Words by G. F. Northall (1896)
"Blench, si. A glimpse. Hal. Gloss. Blether [rhymes 'tether'], vn To cry, blubber. Leic., N'hamp. (blather), Shrop. (blather), and elsewhere. ..."

5. The Dialect of Leeds and Its Neighbourhood: Illustrated by Conversations and by C. Clough Robinson (1862)
"blather. Mud or puddle so thin that it will splash when trod upon. ... Fur goodness saake barn doan't tell her nowt for shool goa an' blather it awal ower. ..."

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