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foolish, voluble talk:
His speech was full of the most amazing blather.
to talk or utter foolishly; blither; babble:
The poor thing blathered for hours about the intricacies of his psyche.
Contemporary Examples

The Portman Bubble Howard Kurtz April 9, 2012
Republican Debate: Newt’s Curiously Bloodless Performance January 23, 2012
Where’s The Outrage? Dan Rather February 11, 2009
How Insane Is the Beer Summit? Stanley Crouch July 29, 2009

Historical Examples

Harvard Stories Waldron Kintzing Post
Kilgorman Talbot Baines Reed
The Whirligig of Time Wayland Wells Williams
The Invader Margaret L. Woods
Harvard Stories Waldron Kintzing Post
Mornings at Bow Street John Wight

(intransitive) to speak foolishly
foolish talk; nonsense
a person who blathers


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