from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A rattling or clattering noise (as of boards falling).
- noun A volley of clattering words.
- To give forth or produce a quick succession of slight sounds; patter: as, “the rain blattered,”
- To speak or prate volubly; rail or rage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- intransitive verb Archaic To prate; to babble; to rail; to make a senseless noise; to patter.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To blather
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I suspect you are both loud-mounthed, low-brow couch potatos who have never lifted a finger in defense of this country, but are happy to blatter away the freedoms that Kerry and every other veteran has fought for.
The endless blatter at the beginning immediately put me off the game and didn't exactly make me happy to start with.
Awl ai gots iz gawl blatter rocks, an ai be big sissee bouts it.
I have been forced in (since I began to write to you) to blatter to Fanny on the subject of my heroine, there being two cruces as to her life and history: how came she alone? and how far did she go with the
Boil a quart of new milk, steep a pint of fine flour or oatmeal in it ten or twelve hours, then beat four eggs in a little milk, so much as will make like thick blatter, drop them in by spoonfuls into fresh butter, a spoonful of butter in a cake, and grate sugar over them; have sack, butter and sugar for sauce.
As we proceed, francolins of three varieties run across the path, and hundreds of turtle-doves rise, with great blatter of wing, and fly off to the trees.
Rain type 17 was a dirty blatter battering against his windscreen so hard that it didn't make much odds whether he had his wipers on or off.
It was at the very moment that his fury was peaking that there loomed swimmingly in his headlights, hardly visible through the blatter, a figure by the roadside.
In his strait, the clerk bethought him of two or three words of Latin he used in making out the town's deeds; and no sooner had he tried the strange object before him with these, than out came such a blatter of Latin, that Rab Tull -- who with all his pretensions was no great scholar -- was overwhelmed.
A blatter of musketry was opened on them, and they too had to give up the attempt and return.