adjective[attributive] • informal
- Senselessly talkative, babbling; used chiefly as an intensive to express annoyance or contempt: a blithering idiotMore example sentences
- 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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