blithering idiotnoun [ C ]uk /ˌblɪð.ər.ɪŋ ˈɪd.i.ət/ us /ˌblɪð.ɚ.ɪŋ ˈɪd.i.ət/ old-fashioned informal
Examples from literature
- And what a blithering idiot they have in me to deal with.
- Can't you stand still, you blithering idiot! he shouted, after futile attempts to focus the advancing boat, "or shall I steady you by a clout over the ear?"
- The blithering idiot is going to try that trick again! exclaimed Dick.
- The blithering idiots ducked me yesterday for being disrespectful, that's all.