blithering

adjective
blith·​er·​ing | \ˈblit͟h-riŋ, ˈbli-t͟hə-\

Definition of blithering 

: talking foolishly a blithering idiot : marked by or consisting of foolish or nonsensical words I wrote short stories that were blithering messes, romantic slop.— Thomas King

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blitheringly \ˈblit͟h-​riŋ-​lē, ˈbli-​t͟hə-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of blithering

1889, in the meaning defined above

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