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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Definitions for blather

  1. to talk or utter foolishly; blither; babble: The poor thing blathered for hours about the intricacies of his psyche.
  2. foolish, voluble talk: His speech was full of the most amazing blather.

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Citations for blather
She was quiet, and he started to think it had been a mistake to blather out his thoughts. Erin McCarthy, Heiress for Hire, 2006
Every ship is a romantic object," Tom would blather, "except we all sail in." Joshua Ferris, Then We Came to the End, 2007
Origin of blather
Blather comes from the Old Norse word blathra meaning "to chatter, blabber" or "nonsense."