- The definition of blather is talk that doesn't make sense.
The conversation of a small child talking about a fantasy world is an example of blather.
- To blather is to talk on and on.
Talking to your best friend about a boy you like is an example of blather with your friend.
Three people blathering about something.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: Old Norse blathr
- blatherer noun
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also bleth·erintransitive verb blath·ered also bleth·ered, blath·er·ing also bleth·er·ing, blath·ers also bleth·ers
Origin: Old Norse bladhra; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.
- blathˈer·er noun