blatherskite

noun
blath·​er·​skite | \ ˈbla-t͟hər-ˌskīt How to pronounce blatherskite (audio) \

Definition of blatherskite

1 : a person who blathers a lot

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Examples of blatherskite in a Sentence

a Scottish uncle who regards any pronouncement from the government as ignorable blatherskite

First Known Use of blatherskite

circa 1650, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for blatherskite

Scots, alteration of blather skate, from blather, blether blather + skate a contemptible person

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The first known use of blatherskite was circa 1650

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Cite this Entry

“Blatherskite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blatherskite. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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