: foolish or nonsensical talk or writing
… liked to conduct five meetings at once, moving back and forth between them, looking for the moment when the blathering was done and the dealing had begun.—Karen Breslau … the self-justifying blatherings of politicians …—Robertson Davies
: engaging in or characterized by foolish or nonsensical talk or writing
… the rantings and ravings of blathering scientists and religious literalists …—Michael Gregory … the decade's salient features: blathering ignorance, smug hypocrisy, institutionalized fraud and vengeful polarization—all too dangerous to be merely absurd.—H. Jack Geiger
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