Usage: chiefly British variant of blather

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  • blether — [bleth′ər] n., vi., vt. BLATHER …   English World dictionary

  • blether — UK [ˈbleðə(r)] / US [ˈbleðər] verb [intransitive] Word forms blether : present tense I/you/we/they blether he/she/it blethers present participle blethering past tense blethered past participle blethered British informal to talk continuously about …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • blether — Blather Blath er, n. [Written also {blether}.] Voluble, foolish, or nonsensical talk; often in the pl. Hall Caine. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blether — bleth|er [ˈbleðə US ər] v to talk about things that are not important used especially in Scotland >blether[i] n [U and C] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blether — verb (intransitive + on) especially ScotE to talk about things that are not important blether noun (C, U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blether — /bledh euhr/, n., v.i., v.t. blather. * * * …   Universalium

  • blether — I Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Gossip, chat extensively II Mawdesley Glossary to say a lot about nothing, to talk pointlessly. III Yorkshire Dialect Talk nonsense IV Cleveland Dialect List to cry loudly like a fractious child …   English dialects glossary

  • blether — bleth|er [ bleðər ] verb intransitive BRITISH INFORMAL to talk continuously about things that are not important ╾ bleth|er noun singular or uncount …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blether — bleth·er || bleðə n. foolish and irrelevant talk; nonsense v. blather, talk nonsense; talk in a silly manner …   English contemporary dictionary

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