Blathered
Blather Blath"er (bl[a^][th]"[~e]r), v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Blathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blathering}.] [Written also {blether}.] [Icel. bla[eth]ra. Cf. {Blatherskite}.] To talk foolishly, or nonsensically, or concerning matters of no consequence. --G. Eliot.

Syn: babble, smatter, blether, blither. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • blathered — blath·er || blæðə n. nonsense, nonsensical talk v. talk nonsense …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • blather — UK [ˈblæðə(r)] / US [ˈblæðər] verb [intransitive] Word forms blather : present tense I/you/we/they blather he/she/it blathers present participle blathering past tense blathered past participle blathered informal to talk for a long time about… …   English dictionary

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  • Blathering — Blather Blath er (bl[a^][th] [ e]r), v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Blathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blathering}.] [Written also {blether}.] [Icel. bla[eth]ra. Cf. {Blatherskite}.] To talk foolishly, or nonsensically, or concerning matters of no… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blether — Blather Blath er (bl[a^][th] [ e]r), v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Blathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blathering}.] [Written also {blether}.] [Icel. bla[eth]ra. Cf. {Blatherskite}.] To talk foolishly, or nonsensically, or concerning matters of no… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blather — I. intransitive verb (blathered; blathering) Etymology: Old Norse blathra; akin to Middle High German blōdern to chatter Date: 1524 to talk foolishly at length often used with on • blatherer noun II. noun Date: 1719 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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