Blatherskite meaning

blăthər-skīt
Blather.
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A babbling, foolish person.
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Blather.
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A talkative, foolish person.
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A voluble purveyor of nonsense.
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Nonsense or blather; empty talk.
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Origin of blatherskite

  • blather dialectal skite a contemptible person (from Middle English skite diarrhea) (from Old Norse skītr excrement) (from skīta to defecate skei- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • blather + Old English skite, shit. Alternatively the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary asserts that the word is of Scottish origin, with blather/blether + skate referring to someone who is "contemptible". First use of the term dates to the mid-17th century.

    From Wiktionary