chunder

[ chuhn-der ]
/ ˈtʃʌn dər /
Australian Informal.

verb (used with or without object)

to vomit.

noun


Nearby words

  1. chump,
  2. chump change,
  3. chumping,
  4. chun doo hwan,
  5. chunchon,
  6. chunderous,
  7. chung,
  8. chungjin,
  9. chungju,
  10. chungking

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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British Dictionary definitions for chunder

chunder

/ (ˈtʃʌndə) slang, mainly Australian /

verb (intr)

to vomit

noun

vomit

Word Origin for chunder

C20: of uncertain origin

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Word Origin and History for chunder

chunder

v.

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

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