intransitive verb Date: 1868 blatherblither nounblitheringly adverb

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  • blither — lither v. same as {blather}. Syn: babble, blather, smatter, blether. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blither — (v.) 1868, variant of blether talk nonsense, 1520s, a northern British and Scottish word, from M.E. blather (see BLATHER (Cf. blather)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • blither — /blidh euhr/, v.i. to talk foolishly; blather: He s blithering about some problem of his. [1865 70; var. of BLATHER] * * * …   Universalium

  • blither — verb /blaɪðɚ(r)/ to talk foolishly; to blather …   Wiktionary

  • blither — n. nonsense, nonsensical talk v. blather, talk nonsense; talk in a silly manner blaɪð adj. happy, carefree …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blither — [ blɪδə] verb &noun variant spelling of blather …   English new terms dictionary

  • blither — blith·er …   English syllables

  • blither — blith•er [[t]ˈblɪð ər[/t]] v. i. to talk foolishly; blather • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • blither — /ˈblɪðə/ (say blidhuh) noun, verb (i), verb (t) → blather. –blitherer, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • blither — verb to talk foolishly The two women babbled and crooned at the baby • Syn: ↑babble, ↑blather, ↑smatter, ↑blether • Derivationally related forms: ↑blether (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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