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Verb: blither  bli-dhu(r)
  1. To talk foolishly
    "The two women blithered and crooned at the baby";
    - babble, blather, smatter, blether [UK, dialect]
Adjective: blithe (blither,blithest)  blIth or blIdh [N. Amer], blIdh [Brit]
  1. Lacking or showing a lack of due concern
    "spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation"
     
  2. Carefree and happy and lighthearted
    "was loved for her blithe spirit";
    - blithesome [archaic], lighthearted, lightsome, light-hearted, playful

Derived forms: blithers, blithering, blithered

See also: cheerful, unconcerned

Type of: blab, blabber, chatter, clack, gabble, gibber, maunder, palaver, piffle, prate, prattle, rabbit [Brit], tattle, tittle-tattle, twaddle, vapor [Brit, Cdn], witter [Brit], yabber [Brit], yatter [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Blithe