Definition of blithering in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblɪð(ə)rɪŋ/


[attributive] informal
Complete; utter (used to express annoyance or contempt): a blithering idiot
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  • Through some strange process of absorption, many otherwise intelligent individuals become blithering idiots under the barrage of abuse that is pledging.
  • I will quickly write something intelligent tomorrow to atone for the blithering idiot I am tonight.
  • You aren't the blithering idiot the past few have been, and I have this feeling that you're not racist.


Late 19th century: from blither + -ing2.

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