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What does blathering mean?
Definition of blathering (Entry 1 of 2) : foolish or nonsensical talk or writing … liked to conduct five meetings at once, moving back and forth between them, looking for the moment when the blathering was done and the dealing had begun.—
Where did the word blather come from?
From Middle English bletheren, bloderen, from Old Norse blaðra (“to speak inarticulately, talk nonsense”).
Is it blathering or blithering?
As nouns the difference between blathering and blithering is that blathering is incoherent or foolish talk while blithering is incoherent or foolish talk.
What does blathering blatherskite mean?
This can refer either to ‘a person who talks nonsense’ or to the nonsense itself: blatherskites talk blatherskite. The word has a derisive tone and the feel of a nonsense word that points to the absurdity of the speaker or speech being insulted.
What is the meaning of blader?
(ˈbleɪdə) 1. US. a person who skates with in-line skates. 2.
Is blather an Irish word?
Blither, blather and blether, nouns meaning nonsensical talk; the adjectives blithering and blathering; and the Ulster nouns, bletherskite, blatherskite blethermaskite and blatherumskite talkers of raimeis, can all be traced to Old Norse blathra, to speak indistinctly.
What are Skites?
1 chiefly dialectal : a sudden glancing blow or impact. 2 dialectal : trick, prank. skite. noun (2)
Who says blathering blatherskite?
Gizmoduck’s catchphrase, “Blabberin’ Blatherskite!”, may be a reference to “Elevenworth Prison”, a 1962 episode of Dudley Do-Right where Inspector Fenwick (voiced by Paul Frees) insults Dudley, “Do-Right, you’re a blithering blatherskite!” In the non-DuckTales comics, Scrooge’s accountant is a dognose named Clerkly.
What does Blether mean in Scottish?
Picture: TSPL. But when applied to a person, blether is also a term for a gossip, a chatterbox, or someone who talks a lot of nonsense. A bletherer can also be someone who is prone to boasting and exaggeration.