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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).]
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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
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maun•der

(ˈmɔn dər)

v.i.
1. to talk ramblingly or unintelligibly.
2. to wander.
[1615–25; imitative]
maun′der•er, n.
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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"
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Translations

maunder

[ˈmɔːndəʳ] VIdivagar
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References in classic literature ?
He was too occupied with his own vision, and vividly burned before him the sordid barrenness of a poorhouse ward, where an ancient, very like what he himself would become, maundered and gibbered and drooled for a crumb of tobacco for his old clay pipe, and where, of all horrors, no sip of beer ever obtained, much less six quarts of it.
He looked at them like a drunken man and maundered in strange, sleepy speech.
Aim!" Then, in an extraordinary push of virtue, no doubt aided by a massive infusion of grace, I clicked off the reverie, replacing it with charitable thoughts toward the lawyer who maundered on.