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maun·der

 (môn′dər, män′-)
intr.v. maun·dered, maun·der·ing, maun·ders
1. To talk incoherently or aimlessly.
2. To move or act aimlessly or vaguely; wander.

[Probably dialectal variant of meander (probably influenced by wander).]

maunder

(ˈmɔːndə)
vb
(intr) to move, talk, or act aimlessly or idly
[C17: perhaps from obsolete maunder to beg, from Latin mendīcāre; see mendicant]
ˈmaunderer n
ˈmaundering adj

maun•der

(ˈmɔn dər)

v.i.
1. to talk ramblingly or unintelligibly.
2. to wander.
[1615–25; imitative]
maun′der•er, n.

maunder


Past participle: maundered
Gerund: maundering

Imperative
maunder
maunder
Present
I maunder
you maunder
he/she/it maunders
we maunder
you maunder
they maunder
Preterite
I maundered
you maundered
he/she/it maundered
we maundered
you maundered
they maundered
Present Continuous
I am maundering
you are maundering
he/she/it is maundering
we are maundering
you are maundering
they are maundering
Present Perfect
I have maundered
you have maundered
he/she/it has maundered
we have maundered
you have maundered
they have maundered
Past Continuous
I was maundering
you were maundering
he/she/it was maundering
we were maundering
you were maundering
they were maundering
Past Perfect
I had maundered
you had maundered
he/she/it had maundered
we had maundered
you had maundered
they had maundered
Future
I will maunder
you will maunder
he/she/it will maunder
we will maunder
you will maunder
they will maunder
Future Perfect
I will have maundered
you will have maundered
he/she/it will have maundered
we will have maundered
you will have maundered
they will have maundered
Future Continuous
I will be maundering
you will be maundering
he/she/it will be maundering
we will be maundering
you will be maundering
they will be maundering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been maundering
you have been maundering
he/she/it has been maundering
we have been maundering
you have been maundering
they have been maundering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been maundering
you will have been maundering
he/she/it will have been maundering
we will have been maundering
you will have been maundering
they will have been maundering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been maundering
you had been maundering
he/she/it had been maundering
we had been maundering
you had been maundering
they had been maundering
Conditional
I would maunder
you would maunder
he/she/it would maunder
we would maunder
you would maunder
they would maunder
Past Conditional
I would have maundered
you would have maundered
he/she/it would have maundered
we would have maundered
you would have maundered
they would have maundered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.maunder - wander aimlesslymaunder - wander aimlessly      
rove, stray, roam, vagabond, wander, swan, ramble, range, drift, tramp, cast, roll - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town"
2.maunder - talk indistinctlymaunder - talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
3.maunder - speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantlymaunder - speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
blather, blether, blither, smatter, babble - to talk foolishly; "The two women babbled and crooned at the baby"
Translations

maunder

[ˈmɔːndəʳ] VIdivagar
References in classic literature ?
A nasty night, mind you," he would maunder on, taking another turn.
Then I tried to get him to speak of Polina and the children, but he only returned brief answers of " Yes, yes," and again started to maunder about the Prince, and the likelihood of the latter marrying Mlle.
And while you maunder about restoring competition, the trusts go on destroying you.
Though of course--Oh, how one does maunder on, and to think, to think of the people who are really poor.
A never finds out that it is rubbish, but maunders on to the end, trying to believe he's enjoying himself.
Jones and old Billy Maunders all telling you that they had caught it.
Why, I remember the time when old Maunders as had three-and-twenty wans--I remember the time when old Maunders had in his cottage in Spa Fields in the winter time, when the season was over, eight male and female dwarfs setting down to dinner every day, who was waited on by eight old giants in green coats, red smalls, blue cotton stockings, and high-lows: and there was one dwarf as had grown elderly and wicious who whenever his giant wasn't quick enough to please him, used to stick pins in his legs, not being able to reach up any higher.
Glamorgan Wanderers: Tries P Herring, D Lawlor, E Christopher (2), G Treharne, D Patterson, M Maunder, J Hewlett: Cons - J Pocock (2): Pen - J Pocock.
Commenting on the new line of credit, Andrew Maunder, Axiom President and CEO stated, "Axiom has very little debt on its balance sheet and intends to make only limited use of the line in the near future.
k percent faster during periods when few sunspots appear, such as the 70-year Maunder minimum.
Verratti, chief executive officer, and Andrew Maunder, chief financial officer, will present at the Fifth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference on Thursday, March 9th at 8:00 a.
ESTATE and lettings agent Thomas George has expanded its specialist team with the appointment of property consultant Catherine Maunder.