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Your Scottish Slang Word O’ The Day: Blether

This entry is part 19 of 28 in the series Your Scottish Slang Word Of The Day

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(ble·ther) Dialect, chiefly Scot. ~n.
1. a person who chatters incessantly, someone who babbles on and on (“That wee yin o’ yours is an awfy blether gettin’“).
2. to engage in conversation, long-winded or idle talk (as in “Ah met yer granny doon the toun, we had a richt gud blether the gither“). [See also sweetie-wife]

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  2. Ronnie Ronnie

    I don’t believe blether to be a scots word. It’s origin is middle English

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