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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [blath -er]
    • /ˈblæð ər/
    • /ˈblæð.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [blath -er]
    • /ˈblæð ər/

Definitions of blather word

  • verb blather If someone is blathering on about something, they are talking for a long time about something that you consider boring or unimportant. 3
  • verb blather Blather is also a noun. 3
  • verb blather to speak foolishly 3
  • noun blather foolish talk; nonsense 3
  • noun blather a person who blathers 3
  • noun blather foolish talk; loquacious nonsense 3

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Parts of speech for Blather


blather popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for blather

noun blather

  • babble — If someone babbles, they talk in a confused or excited way.
  • chatter — If you chatter, you talk quickly and continuously, usually about things which are not important.
  • nonsense — words or language having little or no sense or meaning.
  • stir — to move one's hand or an implement continuously or repeatedly through (a liquid or other substance) in order to cool, mix, agitate, dissolve, etc., any or all of the component parts: to stir one's coffee with a spoon.
  • prattle — to talk in a foolish or simple-minded way; chatter; babble.

Antonyms for blather

noun blather

  • sense — any of the faculties, as sight, hearing, smell, taste, or touch, by which humans and animals perceive stimuli originating from outside or inside the body: My sense of smell tells me that dinner is ready.

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