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  • as intalebearing
  • as ingossip
  • as intittle-tattle
  • as ingossip

synonyms for blether

See also synonyms for: blethered / blethering
  • scandal
  • hearsay
  • chitchat
  • tale
  • conversation
  • slander
  • buzz
  • news
  • chatter
  • blather
  • account
  • prate
  • chronicle
  • grapevine
  • defamation
  • cry
  • story
  • meddling
  • babble
  • scuttlebutt
  • wire
  • report
  • prattle
  • calumny
  • injury
  • talk
  • small talk
  • whispering campaign
  • clothesline
  • earful
  • back-fence talk
  • dirty laundry
  • dirty linen
  • dirty wash
  • idle talk
  • malicious talk
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How to use blether in a sentence

He replied, Och, we just boomed yon stone boxes until they stopped their blether, and then went to the next one.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
Her faither's ga' blether's fu' o' ga' stanes, or as my faither ca'es them, ga' nuts—a decided icterus or jaundice.
WILSON'S TALES OF THE BORDERS AND OF SCOTLAND, VOL. XXALEXANDER LEIGHTON
As if the holy Psalmist thought of rattling rhymes in blether, like his own silly clinkum-clankum that he calls verse!
RED CAP TALESSAMUEL RUTHERFORD CROCKETT
Ulster and Scotch form blether, blethering: Burns speaks of stringing 'blethers up in rhyme.'
ENGLISH AS WE SPEAK IT IN IRELANDP. W. JOYCE
In the same way Mr. Philip can blether to his silly heart's content and he'll never prove that I'm a bold girl.
THE JUDGEREBECCA WEST
These conversations usually ended in an admonition from Lisbeth to Peter to eat his meat and no blether.
HUNTER'S MARJORYMARGARET BRUCE CLARKE
"I'm talkin' blether," she said, stumbling over a stone in the road.
CHANGING WINDSST. JOHN G. ERVINE
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WORDS RELATED TO BLETHER

  • babble
  • bad-mouth
  • bend one's ear
  • blab
  • blather
  • blether
  • chat
  • chatter
  • cut to pieces
  • cut up
  • dish
  • hint
  • imply
  • insinuate
  • intimate
  • jaw
  • prate
  • prattle
  • rattle on
  • repeat
  • report
  • rumor
  • schmoose
  • spill the beans
  • spread
  • suggest
  • talk
  • talk idly
  • tattle
  • tell secrets
  • tell tales
  • wiggle-waggle
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