maunder

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Maund \Maund\, Maunder \Maund"er\, verb (used without an object) [Cf. F. mendier to beg, E. mendicant.]

1. To beg. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. Beau. & Fl.

2. To mutter; to mumble; to grumble; to speak indistinctly or disconnectedly; to talk incoherently.

He was ever maundering by the how that he met a party of scarlet devils. --Sir W. Scott.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Maunder \Maund"er\, verb (used with an object) To utter in a grumbling manner; to mutter.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Maunder \Maund"er\, noun A beggar. [Obs.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

maunder

verb

1: wander aimlessly

2: talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice [syn: {mumble}, {mutter}, {maunder}, {mussitate}]

3: speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly [syn: {chatter}, {piffle}, {palaver}, {prate}, {tittle- tattle}, {twaddle}, {clack}, {maunder}, {prattle}, {blab}, {gibber}, {tattle}, {blabber}, {gabble}]


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