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MAUNDER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does maunder mean? 

MAUNDER (verb)
  The verb MAUNDER has 3 senses:

1. wander aimlessly
2. talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
3. speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

  Familiarity information: MAUNDER used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


MAUNDER (verb)


Sense 1maunder [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Wander aimlessly

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "maunder" is one way to...):

cast; drift; ramble; range; roam; roll; rove; stray; swan; tramp; vagabond; wander (move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2maunder [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

mumble; mussitate; mutter; maunder

Hypernyms (to "maunder" is one way to...):

mouth; speak; talk; utter; verbalise; verbalize (express in speech)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Sense 3maunder [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

prate; piffle; palaver; tattle; gibber; gabble; tittle-tattle; twaddle; blabber; prattle; blab; maunder; clack; chatter

Hypernyms (to "maunder" is one way to...):

mouth; speak; talk; utter; verbalise; verbalize (express in speech)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "maunder"):

babble; blather; blether; blither; smatter (to talk foolishly)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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