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Blather  v. i. & v. t.  (past & past part. blathered; pres. part. blathering)  (Written also blether)  To talk foolishly, or nonsensically, or concerning matters of no consequence.
Synonyms: babble, smatter, blether, blither.

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"Blather" Quotes from Famous Books

... mustered a Roman courage in the cause of the diggers, and jumped the claims both of The Herald and 'The Argus'; and though the 'own correspondent,' under the head of Ballaarat, be such a dry, soapy concern that will neither blubber nor blather, yet 'The Age' ...
— The Eureka Stockade • Carboni Raffaello

... broke loose then, with me and Brock making most of the blather. It took us nearly ten minutes to find that the only person who had left the area had been an elderly, thin man who had been wearing the baggy protective clothing of a ...
— A Spaceship Named McGuire • Gordon Randall Garrett

... PEGEEN. Lies and blather, you've no call to mind. Well, isn't Shawn Keogh an impudent fellow to send up spying on me? Wait till I lay hands on him. Let him wait, ...
— The Playboy of the Western World • J. M. Synge

... his blather wrench, [ladder] An' gouts torment him, inch by inch, Wha twists his gruntle wi' a glunch [face, growl] O' sour disdain, Out owre a glass o' ...
— Robert Burns - How To Know Him • William Allan Neilson

... creature, O frail flesh, O meat for worms, O dust, O blather puffed full of wind, O vainer than these all! What cause hast thou in thine own wit to have so great a trust, Which of thyself canst not espy the evils which on thee fall? The blindness of the outward man Philologus ...
— A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. VI • Robert Dodsley

Words linked to "Blather" :   blab, blither, blabber, clack, tattle, gibberish, blatherskite, smatter, maunder, palaver, twaddle, gibber, prattle, chatter, blether, prate, gabble, piffle, babble, tittle-tattle

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