blether blether

Definition(s):

  1. (n) idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
  2. (v) to talk foolishly

Usage(s):

  • Among the banned expressions: insulting dog, behaving like a jackass, cad, caddishness, scurrilous, vicious vulgar, dishonest, swine, corrupt, criminal, blether (as applied to a .

Quotes

  1. "I never realised how much I had to say to my gang of five," said TV presenter Lorraine Kelly later. "I guess we all have such busy lives but doing the Moonwalk has given us a rare opportunity to blether for hours and hours. How brilliant to...
    on Jun 17, 2007 By: Lorraine Kelly Source: Glasgow Daily Record

  2. On his friendships, Rankin said: "It makes me laugh, because people think we sit and talk about existentialism. We actually just sit and blether about the sorts of things everyone does, like the weather and the traffic."
    on Jun 7, 2009 By: Ian Rankin Source: The Herald

  3. Strachan said: "I haven't met Walter yet this season. We'll have a cup of tea and a blether after the game. We were meant to play golf together but haven't had the time to organise it. Walter has said he'll take me to play at Loch Lomond. That will...
    on Aug 30, 2008 By: Gordon Strachan Source: Glasgow Sunday Mail

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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /