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[chuhn-der]Australian Informal.
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verb (used with or without object)
  1. to vomit.
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  1. vomit.
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Origin of chunder

1920–25; orig. variously explained; perhaps ultimately an expressive formation akin to dial. (mainly N England) chunder grumble, complain; cf. chunter
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Related Words for chunder

spew, hurl, gag, regurgitate, heave, retch, upchuck, barf, chunder

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Historical Examples of chunder

  • Destroy them, so Chunder Shan can not use them to buy back the Devi.

    The People of the Black Circle

    Robert E. Howard

  • Chunder Lal was near me, and he said to me, 'That is the signal for us to fire.

    Strange Stories

    Grant Allen

  • But Chunder Sen had his serious dangers; and those lay in the very excess of his virtues.

  • Chunder Dutt, however, contradicts Bunsen's assertion that the soul also is an illusion according to the Vedanta.

    Ten Great Religions

    James Freeman Clarke

  • Chunder Shan, entering his chamber, closed the door and went to his table.

British Dictionary definitions for chunder


verb (intr)
  1. to vomit
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  1. vomit
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Word Origin for chunder

C20: of uncertain origin
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Word Origin and History for chunder


"vomit," 1950, Australian slang, of unknown origin.

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