On this point maunder adds:—“If this be a mere chance coincidence, it seems to me a most extraordinary one.”
"You told me not to maunder just now," says Bingo, with ponderous sarcasm.
It's young for him still—Hold on, Olive; I'm not going to maunder!
maunder has been sighing for the last ten minutes, and I know what that means.
Among the occultists who maunder today in the universal decomposition of ideas he is the only one who interests me.
That is what his life has turned, but he will not maunder about it.
Two very humble members of the parasitic class have given the names Bidder and maunder, both meaning beggar.
Only my father would be angry, I am sure; and my brother maunder is dreadful.
But if it be given to a man "to maunder away his mind in softnesses," he cannot live otherwise than as nature has made him.
But what would become of my father, and my mother, and my brother maunder?
"to wander about aimlessly," c.1746, earlier "to mumble, grumble" (1620s), both senses perhaps from frequentative of maund "to beg" (1560s), which is possibly from French mendier "to beg," from Latin mendicare (see mendicant). Related: Maundered; maundering.