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Friday word: Blatherskite



Grandiloquent Word of the Day: Blatherskite
(BLATH•ur•skyte)
Noun:
-Someone who speaks at great length without saying anything important.
-A person who talks at great length without making much sense.
-A person who blathers on a lot.

From Scots, alteration of blather skate, from "blather" or "blether" - blather + "skate" - a contemptible person
First Known Use: circa 1650

Used in a sentence:
“You know, that blatherskite has the absolutely most ridiculous hair style I’ve ever seen.”

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Tags: b, noun, scots, wordsmith: med_cat
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