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blather

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  • blether (Northern England, Scotland, Northern Ireland)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse blaðra (to speak inarticulately, talk nonsense). Cognate with German dialectal bladdern (to talk nonsense, blather).

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blather (third-person singular simple present blathers, present participle blathering, simple past and past participle blathered)

  1. (pejorative) To talk rapidly without making much sense.

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NounEdit

blather (uncountable)

  1. (pejorative) nonsensical or foolish talk

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