blether


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bleth·er

 (blĕth′ər)
v. & n.
Variant of blather.

blether

(ˈblɛðə)
vb, n
Scot a variant spelling of blather
[C16: from Old Norse blathra, from blathr nonsense]

blath•er

(ˈblæð ər)
n.
1. foolish, voluble talk.
v.i.
2. to talk foolishly; blither; babble.
[1815–25; alter. of blether, appar. < Old Norse blathra to chatter, blabber]
blath′er•er, n.

blether


Past participle: blethered
Gerund: blethering

Imperative
blether
blether
Present
I blether
you blether
he/she/it blethers
we blether
you blether
they blether
Preterite
I blethered
you blethered
he/she/it blethered
we blethered
you blethered
they blethered
Present Continuous
I am blethering
you are blethering
he/she/it is blethering
we are blethering
you are blethering
they are blethering
Present Perfect
I have blethered
you have blethered
he/she/it has blethered
we have blethered
you have blethered
they have blethered
Past Continuous
I was blethering
you were blethering
he/she/it was blethering
we were blethering
you were blethering
they were blethering
Past Perfect
I had blethered
you had blethered
he/she/it had blethered
we had blethered
you had blethered
they had blethered
Future
I will blether
you will blether
he/she/it will blether
we will blether
you will blether
they will blether
Future Perfect
I will have blethered
you will have blethered
he/she/it will have blethered
we will have blethered
you will have blethered
they will have blethered
Future Continuous
I will be blethering
you will be blethering
he/she/it will be blethering
we will be blethering
you will be blethering
they will be blethering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been blethering
you have been blethering
he/she/it has been blethering
we have been blethering
you have been blethering
they have been blethering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been blethering
you will have been blethering
he/she/it will have been blethering
we will have been blethering
you will have been blethering
they will have been blethering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been blethering
you had been blethering
he/she/it had been blethering
we had been blethering
you had been blethering
they had been blethering
Conditional
I would blether
you would blether
he/she/it would blether
we would blether
you would blether
they would blether
Past Conditional
I would have blethered
you would have blethered
he/she/it would have blethered
we would have blethered
you would have blethered
they would have blethered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blether - idle or foolish and irrelevant talkblether - idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
chatter, yack, yak, yakety-yak, cackle - noisy talk
Verb1.blether - to talk foolishlyblether - to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"
blabber, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle, gabble, gibber, blab, clack, maunder, chatter - speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
Translations

blether

(Scot inf)
viquatschen (inf), → schwätzen (S Ger inf)
n
to have a good blethereinen ordentlichen Schwatz halten (inf)
(= person)Quasselstrippe f (inf)
References in classic literature ?
So him and the new dummy started off; and the king he laughs, and blethers out:
The Blether Zone: Children enjoy a gentle run while blethering with their friends.
But he added: "We could have a blether, and if we end up talking nonsense, just have a jam on my penny whistle.
Where else can you relax, blether, moan, laugh, meet new folk and old friends - all in the one night?
I help with the coaching of youngsters at Falkirk and was there to enjoy the game and have a blether with Yogi and Brian.
Steve Fivey and Heather Brass - affectionately known as Heather the blether - took the pub over a year ago.
I was speaking to him an hour or so before in the professional's shop and was looking forward to having a blether with him after his round.
He said: 'We could have a blether and if we end up talking nonsense just have a jam on my penny whistle.
And over the coming months, contributors will be appealing to Scots everywhere to decide which words such as crabbit, blether and stooshie, which they believe should be included.
People from all backgrounds gather for a pint and a blether.
As the senior care officer, my solution was a wee cup of tea, a blether, a walk to the bathroom and back to bed.