Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as blather.
  • noun Same as blather.
  • noun A Scotch form of bladder.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of blather.
  • verb Alternative spelling of blather.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb to talk foolishly
  • noun idle or foolish and irrelevant talk

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Examples

  • Thanks, asianHusseingrrl "that one" MN, I know that & saw it - I just want a HUGE pic of it at the actual event … - otherwise I'll get a bunch of 'blether' from the pwwnbn … … ….

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  • He babbled, carrying on like some serving wench with good gossip, unable to stop his own blether, until she ducked her shoulder away from his touch.

    Healing the Highlander

  • I'd tweeted of my trip and, knowing them from WFCs in the past, ended up arranging for beer and a blether on Friday, and to see the show together on Thursday.

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  • Anyways, we made our way back to the festival by way of a bar, for a wee beer and a blether, and then a supermarket, so's I could pick up some beer for the room party I was reckoning as a necessity that night, given that the hotel bar in Novotel closed at half twelve the previous night.

    Famous in Finland, Fixture in France

  • There was beer and blether and more blether and more beer.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • I canna but believe Richard was of a mind to frighten you and nothing more with all his blether about marriage.

    Healing the Highlander

  • Sleek and smart, those wee black eyes dart from side to side and while others blether and blunder he just keeps to his game and he's always witty.

    Alex Salmond: Scotland's new superhero | Observer profile

  • There was beer and blether and more blether and more beer.

    Famous in Finland, Fixture in France

  • The four of you lads can stay and blether on for as long as you like.

    Healing the Highlander

  • Anyways, we made our way back to the festival by way of a bar, for a wee beer and a blether, and then a supermarket, so's I could pick up some beer for the room party I was reckoning as a necessity that night, given that the hotel bar in Novotel closed at half twelve the previous night.

    Archive 2009-11-01

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  • Didn't realise that this is a variant of blather.

    March 20, 2007

  • Amelia had been behaving even more oddly than usual, blethering about Olivia . . . . Blethering. That was one of his father's words.
    Kate Atkinson, Case Histories (New York: Little Brown & Co., 2004), p. 324

    May 30, 2016