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blather

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verb blath·er \ˈbla-thər\

Definition of blather

blathered

blathering

play \-th(ə-)riŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to talk foolishly at length —often used with on

blatherer

play \-thər-ər\ noun

Origin and Etymology of blather

Old Norse blathra; akin to Middle High German blōdern to chatter


First Known Use: 1524


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blather

noun blath·er

Definition of blather

  1. 1 :  voluble nonsensical or inconsequential talk or writing

  2. 2 :  stir, commotion

Examples of blather in a sentence

  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>

1719

First Known Use of blather

1719


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blather

noun blath·er

Definition of blather for English Language Learners

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


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