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1blather

verb blath·er \ˈbla-thər\
blath·eredblath·er·ing \-th(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of BLATHER

intransitive verb
:  to talk foolishly at length —often used with on
blath·er·er \-thər-ər\ noun

Origin of BLATHER

Old Norse blathra; akin to Middle High German blōdern to chatter
First Known Use: 1524

Rhymes with BLATHER

2blather

noun

: foolish or dull talk or writing that continues for a long time

Full Definition of BLATHER

1
:  voluble nonsensical or inconsequential talk or writing
2

Examples of BLATHER

  1. listening to a lot of blather from politicians about who's to blame for the bad economy
  2. <wanted to retire quietly and without all the blather of an office send-off>

First Known Use of BLATHER

1719

Rhymes with BLATHER

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