blithering


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blith·er

 (blĭth′ər)
intr.v. blith·ered, blith·er·ing, blith·ers
To blather.

[Probably blend of blather and dither.]

blithering

(ˈblɪðərɪnɡ)
adj
1. talking foolishly; jabbering
2. informal stupid; foolish: you blithering idiot.
[C19: variant of blather + -ing2]
Translations

blithering

[ˈblɪðərɪŋ] ADJ blithering idiotimbécil mf

blithering

[ˈblɪðərɪng] adj
this blithering idiot → cet espèce d'idiot

blithering

adj (inf) a blithering idiotein Trottel m (inf); don’t be such a blithering idiotdu bist ja total bescheuert (inf)

blithering

[ˈblɪðərɪŋ] adj (fam) this blithering idiotquesto pezzo d'idiota
References in classic literature ?
The London public won't stand that sort of blithering twaddle.
Thomas Mugridge was beside himself, a blithering imbecile, so pleased was he at chumming thus with the captain.
You damned blithering idiot," he said hoarsely, gripping the side of the table.
Without the blithering and bungle we have all endured, PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPER acted quickly.
ONCE again overpaid academics in their ivory towers state the blithering obvious.
Wearing the perpetual bemused look of someone who'd just quietly broken wind and was just waiting for those around him to catch on, he starred as the uptight Tommy Beresford, a blithering idiot who'd been saved a stint of National Service in WWII after being run down by a catering lorry.
It's a relief the teens aren't blithering idiots; their ultra-tech-savviness is taken as given.
Shapps, and those who agree with him, are malignant, blithering nincompoops.
He is a huge, blithering, hale and hearty physical presence, the rock around which the madness crashes.
Meanwhile, Giles Clarke, the blithering ECB chairman, has the brass neck to claim it is "utter nonsense" to suggest English cricket is at a low ebb while the punters are being fleeced PS100 a ticket to watch this dross.
A bit uncomfortable, Ollie read aloud his essay on the causes of war, at one point saying emphatically, "And the President was a blithering idiot.
She came inside and I was a blithering idiot to be honest.