Definition of blithering in English:


Syllabification: blith·er·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbliT͟HəriNG


[attributive] informal
  • Senselessly talkative, babbling; used chiefly as an intensive 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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