blather


blather
Synonyms and related words:
absurdity, amphigory, babble, babblement, balderdash, bavardage, be stupid, bibble-babble, blab, blabber, blah-blah, blatherskite, blether, blethers, blither, bombast, bosh, bull, bullshit, bunkum, burble, cackle, caquet, caqueterie, chat, chatter, chitter-chatter, clack, claptrap, clatter, dither, dote, double-talk, drivel, drool, fiddle-faddle, fiddledeedee, flapdoodle, flimflam, flummery, folderol, fudge, fustian, gab, gabble, galimatias, gammon, gas, gibber, gibberish, gibble-gabble, go on, gobbledygook, gossip, guff, gush, haver, hocus-pocus, hokum, hot air, humbug, idle talk, jabber, jargon, jaw, jazz, malarkey, maunder, mere talk, mumbo jumbo, narrishkeit, natter, niaiserie, nonsense, nonsense talk, pack of nonsense, palaver, patter, piffle, poppycock, pour forth, prate, prating, prattle, prittle-prattle, ramble on, rant, rattle, rattle on, reel off, rigamarole, rigmarole, rodomontade, rubbish, run on, skimble-skamble, slobber, spout, spout off, stuff and nonsense, stultiloquence, talk away, talk nonsense, talk on, talkee-talkee, tittle-tattle, trash, trumpery, twaddle, twattle, twiddle-twaddle, vapor, vaporing, waffle, waffling, yak, yakkety-yak

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Blather — Blath er (bl[a^][th] [ e]r), v. i. & t. [imp. & p. p. {Blathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blathering}.] [Written also {blether}.] [Icel. bla[eth]ra. Cf. {Blatherskite}.] To talk foolishly, or nonsensically, or concerning matters of no consequence. G.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blather — Blath er, n. [Written also {blether}.] Voluble, foolish, or nonsensical talk; often in the pl. Hall Caine. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blather — index jargon (unintelligible language), prattle (noun), prattle (verb) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • blather — (also blither) ► VERB ▪ talk at length without making much sense. ► NOUN ▪ rambling talk with no real substance. ORIGIN from Old Norse, nonsense …   English terms dictionary

  • blather — [blath′ər] n. [ON blathr] foolish talk; loquacious nonsense vi. to talk on and on foolishly blatherer n …   English World dictionary

  • blather — n. nonsense 1) sheer, utter blather 2) blather about * * * utter blather [ nonsense ] sheer blather about …   Combinatory dictionary

  • blather — {{11}}blather (n.) 1787, from BLATHER (Cf. blather) (v.). {{12}}blather (v.) 1520s, Scottish, probably from a Scandinavian source such as O.N. blaðra mutter, wag the tongue, perhaps of imitative origin. Related: Blathered; blathering …   Etymology dictionary

  • blather — [[t]blæ̱ðə(r)[/t]] blathers, blathering, blathered VERB If someone is blathering on about something, they are talking for a long time about something that you consider boring or unimportant. [V on] The old men love to talk, to blather on and on …   English dictionary

  • blather — UK [ˈblæðə(r)] / US [ˈblæðər] verb [intransitive] Word forms blather : present tense I/you/we/they blather he/she/it blathers present participle blathering past tense blathered past participle blathered informal to talk for a long time about… …   English dictionary

  • blather — blatherer, n. /bladh euhr/, n. 1. foolish, voluble talk: His speech was full of the most amazing blather. v.i., v.t. 2. to talk or utter foolishly; blither; babble: The poor thing blathered for hours about the intricacies of his psyche. Also,… …   Universalium

  • blather — blath|er [ˈblæðə US ər] v [Date: 1500 1600; : Old Norse; Origin: blathra] to talk for a long time about unimportant things >blather[i] n [U and C] …   Dictionary of contemporary English