dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


4 definitions found
 for maunder
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Maunder \Maund"er\, v. t.
     To utter in a grumbling manner; to mutter.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Maunder \Maund"er\, n.
     A beggar. [Obs.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Maund \Maund\, Maunder \Maund"er\, v. i. [Cf. F. mendier to beg,
     E. mendicant.]
     1. To beg. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. Beau. & Fl.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To mutter; to mumble; to grumble; to speak indistinctly or
        disconnectedly; to talk incoherently.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              He was ever maundering by the how that he met a
              party of scarlet devils.              --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  maunder
      v 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]

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org