from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A babbling, foolish person.
- n. Blather.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A voluble purveyor of nonsense.
- n. Nonsense or blather.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A blustering, talkative fellow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who talks nonsense in a blustering way; a blusterer.
- n. Hence A good-for-nothing fellow; a “beat.”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. foolish gibberish
blather + dialectal skite, a contemptible person (from Middle English skite, diarrhea, from Old Norse skītr, excrement, from skīta, to defecate; see skei- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
blather + Old English skite, shit (Wiktionary)