blethered


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blath·er

(blăth′ər) also bleth·er (blĕth′-)
intr.v. blath·ered, blath·er·ing, blath·ers also bleth·ered or bleth·er·ing or bleth·ers
To talk nonsensically.
n.
Nonsensical talk.

[Old Norse bladhra; see bhlē- in Indo-European roots.]

blath′er·er n.

blethered

(ˈblɛðəd)
adj
dialect Northern English weary
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Jeremy Paxman blethered on about the monarchy and Corbyn pivoted the interview on to his core message of fighting poverty.
Or whether it is the treatment of veterans at the 65-year D-Day commemorations who were left standing exposed to pouring rain, whilst so-called dignitaries, including Britain's Prime Minister Gordon Brown, pictured, blethered safely under a canopy, plus countless other examples.
In particular, I am referring to the meanminded attempt by the Ministry of Defence to claw back compensation awarded to two injured soldiers; its refusal to recognise Gulf War syndrome; the failure to provide the servicemen, many of them conscripts, with adequate protective equipment, at the Christmas Island nuclear tests; the treatment of the octogenarian veterans at the 65 year D-day commemorations who were left standing exposed to pouring rain, whilst so-called dignitaries, including Britain's PM blethered safely under a canopy.