October 12th, 2020

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Word of the Day 10/12/20 Blatherskite

Blatherskite (noun)
blatherskite [ blath-er-skahyt ]


noun
1. a person given to voluble, empty talk.
2. nonsense; blather.

WORDS RELATED TO BLATHERSKITE
jabberwocky, prate, babble, nonsense, gabble, balderdash, prattle, gibberish, jabber

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Origin: 1640–50; blather + skiteskate

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR BLATHERSKITE
I want thim to remimber their father as something besides a blatherskite phin they grow up.
PORT O' GOLD|LOUIS JOHN STELLMAN

What do I care for the Separationist blatherskite more than for the loyal fools?
ROMANCE|JOSEPH CONRAD AND F.M. HUEFFER

The Confederate Major was of the class referred to in polite American parlance, as a "blatherskite."
CAMPAIGNS OF A NON-COMBATANT,|GEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND

I fancy that blatherskite, Dorsett, wont sail so high tomorrow.
RALPH, THE TRAIN DISPATCHER|ALLEN CHAPMAN

Maurice's Jabberwock will begin with his blatherskite nonsense—it will be something to pass the time.
PRINCE FORTUNATUS|WILLIAM BLACK

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