[ blath-er-skahyt ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
Mid 17th century; English from blather + skite, a Scots derogatory term adopted into American colloquial speech during the War of Independence from the Scottish song ‘Maggie Lauder’, by F. Semphill, which was popular with American troops
  • babble
  • gibberish
  • jabber
  • nonsense
  • sense
a person given to voluble, empty talk; nonsense; blather
Politicians keep getting away with blatherskite.
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