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Meaning of BLATHER

Pronunciation:  'bladhur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  foolish gibberish
  2. [v]  to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"

BLATHER is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: babble, blatherskite, blether, blither, smatter
 See Also: blab, blabber, chatter, clack, gabble, gibber, gibber, gibberish, maunder, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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. --G. Eliot.
  2. \Blath"er\, n. [Written also {blether}.]
    Voluble, foolish, or nonsensical talk; -- often in the pl.
    --Hall Caine.
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