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Related to blather: trypanosomiasis
blath·er(blăth′ər) also bleth·er (blĕth′-)
intr.v. blath·ered, blath·er·ing, blath·ers also bleth·ered or bleth·er·ing or bleth·ers
To talk nonsensically.
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(intr) to speak foolishly
1. foolish talk; nonsense
2. a person who blathers
[C15: from Old Norse blathra, from blathr nonsense]
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1. foolish, voluble talk.v.i.
2. to talk foolishly; blither; babble.
[1815–25; alter. of blether, appar. < Old Norse blathra to chatter, blabber]
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Past participle: blathered
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|Noun||1.||blather - foolish gibberish|
|Verb||1.||blather - to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"|
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1. nonsense, gossip, chatter, hot air (informal), waffle (informal, chiefly Brit.), pap, bilge (informal), drivel, twaddle, gibberish, guff (slang), tattle, moonshine, jabbering, jabber, verbiage, gabble, claptrap (informal), gobbledegook, hogwash, hokum (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), piffle (informal), poppycock (informal), inanity, blether (Scot.), bunkum or buncombe (chiefly U.S.) Anyone knows that this is all blather.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
1. Unintelligible or foolish talk:
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A. N → disparates mpl
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blather[ˈblæðəʳ] vi → blaterare
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