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.
- maun·der·er, noun
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How to use maunder in a sentence
This one has a lot of maundering about fate and free will, which I can do without.
And while they maunder along they stifle the forces of life which are trying to break through.A Preface to Politics | Walter Lippmann
On this point maunder adds:—“If this be a mere chance coincidence, it seems to me a most extraordinary one.”The Story of Eclipses | George Chambers
Though of course—Oh, how one does maunder on and to think, to think of the people who are really poor.Howards End | E. M. Forster
Apian continued to maunder over the Ptolemaic theory and astrology in his lecture-room.History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom | Andrew Dickson White
maunder regarded his results as demonstrating that magnetic disturbances originate in the sun.
British Dictionary definitions for maunder
(intr) to move, talk, or act aimlessly or idly
- maunderer, noun
- maundering, adjective
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