blather blather  /b ˈlæ ðər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) foolish gibberish
  2. (v) to talk foolishly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ahmadinejad is running for re-election as President with very low popularity, given his failed domestic policies and his poisonous blather overseas.
  2. Politics has always been lousy with blather and chicanery.
  3. The freeze talk has historically been meaningless blather in Israel.

News

  • Can The World Afford Higher Interest Rates?

    That's the end of QE tapering talk then? Not quite, but it should die down somewhat, given U.S. Fed Reserve conduit Jon Hilsenrath's latest kiss-and-tell article in The Wall Street Journal. Thankfully, it might also stop all the blather about the U.S. and global economies recovering (they're not) and this being the end of the bond bull market (premature). What most investors fail to realise is ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "What is striking is despite all the blather from Cameron over the past few weeks, he has made up his mind strategically to set his face against any profound reform of the political system," Clegg said. "I think this will prove to be the...
    on May 1, 2010 By: Nick Clegg Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "All the hype about 2005 has led England astray. Now it's up to Andrew Strauss to turn things around," Peter Roebuck writes. "He faces two main challenges. First, he needs to stop all the blather about 2005. Have no other series been played...
    on Jul 13, 2009 By: Peter Roebuck Source: Times Online

  3. "New Jersey taxpayers should not be fooled by Democrat blather about supporting 'pay-to-play' reform," Merkt said. "The Democrats know they need to say these things to appease public opinion, but, when push comes to shove, they go along with...
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: Richard Merkt Source: Politics NJ

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