Blatherskite Definition

blăthər-skīt
noun
A talkative, foolish person.
Webster's New World
Blather.
Webster's New World

A voluble purveyor of nonsense.

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Other Word Forms of Blatherskite

Noun

Singular:
blatherskite
Plural:
blatherskites

Origin of Blatherskite

  • 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

  • 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

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