blather

[blath-er]
noun
1.
foolish, voluble talk: His speech was full of the most amazing blather.
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
2.
to talk or utter foolishly; blither; babble: The poor thing blathered for hours about the intricacies of his psyche.
Also, blether.


Origin:
Middle English; Old Norse blathra to chatter, blabber

blatherer, noun
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blather or (Scot) blether (ˈblæðə)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to speak foolishly
 
n
2.  foolish talk; nonsense
3.  a person who blathers
 
[C15: from Old Norse blathra, from blathr nonsense]
 
blether or (Scot) blether
 
vb
 
n
 
[C15: from Old Norse blathra, from blathr nonsense]

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blather
1520s, Scottish, probably from a Scandinavian source such as O.N. blaðra "chatter, babble," blaðr "nonsense;" perhaps of imitative origin.
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Example sentences
Laws and resolutions and political blathering mean nothing to people in the
  survival mindset.
You're not the only one blogging and blathering on about your day-to-day life.
Do try to actually understand what is written instead of skimming and
  blathering.
It's an epidemic, symptomatic of our thought-thin, blathering age.
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