blather

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  • blether (Scotland, Northern England)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse blaðra. To check: Latin blaterāre, present active infinitive of blaterō; onomatopoeia from the sound uttered by a camel.

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blather (third-person singular simple present blathers, present participle blathering, simple past and past participle blathered)

  1. (pejorative) to talk rapidly without making much sense

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blather (uncountable)

  1. (pejorative) nonsensical or foolish talk

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