maunder

[ mawn-der ]
/ ˈmɔn dər /

verb (used without object)

to talk in a rambling, foolish, or meaningless way.
to move, go, or act in an aimless, confused manner: He maundered through life without a single ambition.

Origin of maunder

First recorded in 1615–25; origin uncertain

Related forms

maun·der·er, noun
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maunder

/ (ˈmɔːndə) /

verb

(intr) to move, talk, or act aimlessly or idly

Derived Forms

maunderer, nounmaundering, adjective

Word Origin for maunder

C17: perhaps from obsolete maunder to beg, from Latin mendīcāre; see mendicant
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