blithering

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Related to blitheringly: dunderhead, dullard, chumps

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
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