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blather

[ blath-er ]
/ ˈblæð ər /
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noun

foolish, voluble talk: His speech was full of the most amazing blather.

verb (used with or without object)

to talk or utter foolishly; blither; babble: The poor thing blathered for hours about the intricacies of his psyche.

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RELATED WORDS

babble, chatter, nonsense, stir, prattle

Nearby words

blat, blatant, blatantly, blate, blately, blather, blatherskite, blatted, blatter, blaubok, blaue reiter
Also blether.

Origin of blather

Middle English; Old Norse blathra to chatter, blabber
Related formsblath·er·er, noun
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blather

Scot blether

/ (ˈblæðə) /

verb

(intr) to speak foolishly

noun

foolish talk; nonsense
a person who blathers

Word Origin for blather

C15: from Old Norse blathra, from blathr nonsense
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