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  • adj. Talking incoherently; jabbering.
  • v. Present participle of blither.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. talking incoherently.


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  • Somehow the word blithering seems to go better with the word idiot.

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  • At least I haven't yet been called a blithering idiot!

    Neth Space

  • Of course, if he did look at the details first, and then decided to go off on his tirade, then I do apologise for calling a blithering idiot for not reading the details.


  • As to "blithering", I doubt you have seriously read their work, or the work of many academics.

    Did Rudy Really Tell Three Whoppers In One Sentence?

  • My nephew morphed into some kind of blithering idiot immediately following a huge sugar-filled dessert that he shouldn't have had, and he proceeded to irritate Myra almost to the point of murder, all the way home.

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  • "What kind of blithering fools have they got over —"

    From the Housetops

  • Ezra got up at some point, smiling and whistling some blithering tune, trotting around the kitchen in his underwear with his ribs, a long row of meatless tragedies that screamed for something other than the meal he was making.


  • And then write a long, blithering article for SF Signal about comparisons and contrasts between B5 and BSG, just to bother all you lot.

    MIND MELD: If We Ran Battlestar Galactica

  • It was amazing how he went from strutting, boisterous hero to blithering idiot, once he found out that he had to go back and face the soldiers in his unit, and that they had copies of every single article that he wrote, and every television, radio and newspaper interview he so freely gave.


  • Apr 30, 2010 yelling. i hate yelling. i hate the knowledge that two little people who together weigh less than 85lbs can drive me from rational, sane, non-violent, mature person to blithering hollering idiot in milliseconds. also, guilt. but their ability to turn me into a joyous fool, willing to laugh out loud, do silly dances, and dress up in tutus where before i was much too reserved? that i adore.

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