a blithering idiot

informal old-fashioned
someone who has done something very stupid

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • blithering idiot — [“blida^iij...] n. a crazy person; a totally disoriented person. □ How can you be such a blithering idiot? □ You blithering idiot! You’ve buttered the tablecloth! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • (a) blithering idiot — a blithering idiot informal old fashioned phrase someone who has done something very stupid Thesaurus: someone who is unintelligent, stupid or sillysynonym Main entry: blithering …   Useful english dictionary

  • blithering — lithering adj. talking incoherently; as, a blithering idiot. Syn: jabbering. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blithering — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ complete; utter: a blithering idiot …   English terms dictionary

  • blithering — blith|er|ing [ˈblıðərıŋ] adj [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: blither to talk nonsense (19 20 centuries), from blather] blithering idiot spoken someone who has done something very stupid …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blithering — blith|er|ing [ blıðərıŋ ] adjective a blithering idiot INFORMAL OLD FASHIONED someone who has done something very stupid …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • blithering — adjective informal complete; utter: a blithering idiot …   English new terms dictionary

  • blithering — adjective blithering idiot spoken someone who has done something very stupid …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blithering — Adj. 1. An intensifier such as bloody . E.g. How can I have toast when that blithering idiot has just eaten all the bread! 2. Senseless and excessive talking. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • blithering — UK [ˈblɪðərɪŋ] / US adjective a blithering idiot …   English dictionary


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