Definition of Blethering

1. Verb. (present participle of blether) ¹



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Definition of Blethering

1. blether [v] - See also: blether

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blethering

blessers
blesses
blessest
blesseth
blessin'
blessing
blessing in disguise
blessings
blessings in disguise
blessworthy
blest
blet
bletcherous
blether
blethered
blethering (current term)
blethers
bletia
blets
bletted
bletting
bleu
bleu, blanc et rouge
bleu-cheese
bleu celeste
bleu cheese
bleu cheese dressing
bleu d'Auvergne
bleuatre
bleurgh

Literary usage of Blethering

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1. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"He is killed at Waterloo. O'Shanter, Tarn, hero and title of a poem (1790) by Robert Burns. According to his wife Tarn was: A blethering, blustering, ..."

2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"The small hours'!! not try me as much as you do with your blethering tongues," remarked the patient with perfect sang-froid. ..."

3. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"A gret blethering chap, allays i' some tow-row or ither;" always in some loud, angry squabble.' Wi. Gl. Blink, va and n. 1. To move the eye involuntarily, ..."

4. Salopia Antiqua: Or, An Enquiry from Personal Survey Into the 'druidical by Charles Henry Hartshorne (1841)
"Ex. " Crying and blethering," probably a corruption from blubbering. ... She tauld thee well thou wast a Skellum, A blethering, blustering, ..."

5. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"PS blethering:, -Van [foolish-talking]. Thou ne'er took such a bleth'ran b-tch, Into thy dark dominion ! . . Epit. on noisy Polemic. A blethering ..."

6. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"I hae been clean spoilt just wi' listening to twa blethering old wives.—Sir Walter Scott: Old Mortality. Wha can ken . . . whether sic prayers as the ..."

7. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"blethering, «. 1. Nonsense, foolish language, S. 2. Stammering, S. " Stammering is called blethering," Gl. Herd. BLEW. To look blew, to seem disconcerted. ..."

8. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"He is killed at Waterloo. O'Shanter, Tarn, hero and title of a poem (1790) by Robert Burns. According to his wife Tarn was: A blethering, blustering, ..."

9. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"The small hours'!! not try me as much as you do with your blethering tongues," remarked the patient with perfect sang-froid. ..."

10. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"A gret blethering chap, allays i' some tow-row or ither;" always in some loud, angry squabble.' Wi. Gl. Blink, va and n. 1. To move the eye involuntarily, ..."

11. Salopia Antiqua: Or, An Enquiry from Personal Survey Into the 'druidical by Charles Henry Hartshorne (1841)
"Ex. " Crying and blethering," probably a corruption from blubbering. ... She tauld thee well thou wast a Skellum, A blethering, blustering, ..."

12. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"PS blethering:, -Van [foolish-talking]. Thou ne'er took such a bleth'ran b-tch, Into thy dark dominion ! . . Epit. on noisy Polemic. A blethering ..."

13. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"I hae been clean spoilt just wi' listening to twa blethering old wives.—Sir Walter Scott: Old Mortality. Wha can ken . . . whether sic prayers as the ..."

14. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"blethering, «. 1. Nonsense, foolish language, S. 2. Stammering, S. " Stammering is called blethering," Gl. Herd. BLEW. To look blew, to seem disconcerted. ..."

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