- to turn to dust by natural decay; crumble; disintegrate; waste away: a house that had been left to molder.
- to cause to molder.
Origin of molder1
Origin of molder2
Examples from the Web for molder
She is probably thinking about the prison cell where she will molder.Constructive Criticism: Reviewing the Idea of Reviewing
May 20, 2013
The journalist is both a news gatherer and a molder of thought.The Price of a Soul
William Jennings Bryan
I have work in a foundry as a molder helper and has lots of experense at that.
"Oui," said Molder, in his clipped, self-conscious Oxford French.
With a last strange look at Molder she retired into the glitter of the crowded larger room.
Christine felt that Molder would have danced better two hours earlier; but still he danced beautifully.
- the US spelling of moulder 1
Word Origin and History for molder
also moulder, "to crumble away," 1530s, probably frequentative of mold (n.3) "loose earth." Related: Moldered; moldering.
also moulder, mid-15c., "one who molds or forms," agent noun from mold (v.). From late 13c. as a surname.