verb (used without object)
- mauna kea observatories,
- mauna kea observatory,
- mauna loa,
- maunder minimum,
- maundy money,
- maundy thursday,
Origin of maunder
Examples from the Web for maunder
It's young for him still—Hold on, Olive; I'm not going to maunder!The Brentons|Anna Chapin Ray
Even stern Maunder was sorry for him, although he despised him for feeling it.
In a later paper Maunder reached similar results for magnetic storms at Greenwich from 1848 to 1881.
We will have our own supper by-and-by, when Maunder comes home, and your mother is ready.
All very well to poetize and maunder about in quiet Hazlewood; but, by Jove!
Word Origin for maunder
"to wander about aimlessly," c.1746, earlier "to mumble, grumble" (1620s), both senses perhaps from frequentative of maund "to beg" (1560s), which is possibly from French mendier "to beg," from Latin mendicare (see mendicant). Related: Maundered; maundering.