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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Blather \Blath"er\ (bl[a^][th]"[~e]r), verb (used without an object) & t. [imp. & p. p. {Blathered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blathering}.] [Written also {blether}.] [Icel. bla[eth]ra. Cf. {Blatherskite}.] To talk foolishly, or nonsensically, or concerning matters of no consequence. --G. Eliot.

Syn: babble, smatter, blether, blither. [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Blather \Blath"er\, noun [Written also {blether}.] Voluble, foolish, or nonsensical talk; -- often in the pl. --Hall Caine. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

blather

noun

1: foolish gibberish [syn: {blather}, {blatherskite}]

verb

1: to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby" [syn: {babble}, {blather}, {smatter}, {blether}, {blither}]


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