• Jabe Stafford

Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay

Spread laughter and positive energy with wordplay! Dictomancy - Everyday Wordplay is a Wednesday blog series that features rare, bizarre, and absurd words and their meanings. Work one of these words into your day and spark some laughter and curiosity.

Blabberskite - n, [Blend of blabber + blatherskite a foolish person] jocular, sometimes derogatory. A talkative, blustering person.

“That stand-up comic last night was such a blabberskite.”

“Politicians are such blabberskites sometimes.”

“Yeah, when he’s drunk, he’s a blabberskite.”

Please share and comment on today’s Dictomancy and feel free to post your uses for the words in a positive, lighthearted way. Audience participation makes Everyday Wordplay hilarious!

Works Cited

Cassidy, Frederic G. Chief Editor. Dictionary Of American Regional English. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1985. Print.

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