- a person given to voluble, empty talk.
- nonsense; blather.
Origin of blatherskite
Examples from the Web for blatherskite
What do I care for the Separationist blatherskite more than for the loyal fools?Romance
Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
I fancy that blatherskite, Dorsett, wont sail so high tomorrow.Ralph, the Train Dispatcher
The Confederate Major was of the class referred to in polite American parlance, as a "blatherskite."Campaigns of a Non-Combatant,
George Alfred Townsend
I want thim to remimber their father as something besides a blatherskite phin they grow up.Port O' Gold
Louis John Stellman
Maurice's Jabberwock will begin with his blatherskite nonsense—it will be something to pass the time.Prince Fortunatus
- a talkative silly person
- foolish talk; nonsense
Word Origin and History for blatherskite
c.1650, bletherskate, in Scottish song "Maggie Lauder," which was popular with soldiers in the Continental Army in the American Revolution, hence the colloquial U.S. use for "talkative fellow, foolish talk," especially in early 19c. From blather (v.) + dialectal skite "contemptible person."