(also blether /ˈbleT͟Hər/ or blither /ˈbliT͟Hər/)
- Talk long-windedly without making very much sense: she began blathering on about spirituality and life after death (as noun blathering) now stop your blathering and get back to workMore example sentences
- According to the comment a couple of posts below, I have to stop blathering about trains now.
- When will he stop blathering about the morality of others and look to his own sorry affairs?
- That isn't going to stop the blogger from blathering on about it.
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late Middle English (as a verb; originally Scots and northern English dialect): from Old Norse blathra 'talk nonsense', from blathr 'nonsense'.