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chunter

[chuhn-ter]
verb (used without object) British Informal.
  1. to grumble or grouse mildly or tediously.
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Origin of chunter

1590–1600; orig. dial. (Midlands, N England) chunter, chunder, chunner; compare Scots channer in same sense; expressive word of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for chuntering

chunter

chunner (ˈtʃʌnə)

verb
  1. (intr often foll by on) British informal to mutter or grumble incessantly in a meaningless fashion
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Word Origin

C16: probably of imitative origin
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