Origin of blatherOld Norse blathr
Three people blathering about something.
- 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.
intransitive verbblath·ered, blath·er·ing, blath·ers, also bleth·ered or bleth·er·ing or bleth·ers
Origin of blatherOld Norse bladhra ; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present blathers, present participle blathering, simple past and past participle blathered)
From Old Norse blaðra. To check: Latin blaterāre, present active infinitive of blaterō; onomatopoeia from the sound uttered by a camel.