Synonyms for blathering

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It's some of them blathering Barneys that's after calling me Bridget a widdy.

Go out of that door, I'm telling you, and do your blathering below in the glen.

You'd be a great one for keeping him steady at his work, for he's after idling and blathering to this hour from the dawn of day.

But my Irishmen are as jolly as ever, blathering and chaffing each other after their usual fashion.

Some blathering parsons say that this blessed Mission is teaching men to talk cant and Puritanism.

"Neither will I if you do me out of two thousand quid by blathering here," Foley drawled.

I should be glad to know what business a pauper body like this has blathering abroad?

I am greatly afraid that the head will be turned on Oona with his share of blathering.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, Scottish, probably from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse blaðra "mutter, wag the tongue," perhaps of imitative origin. Related: Blathered; blathering.

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