- to turn to dust by natural decay; crumble; disintegrate; waste away: a house that had been left to molder.
- to cause to molder.
Origin of molder1
Origin of molder2
Examples from the Web for molder
Contemporary Examples of molder
She is probably thinking about the prison cell where she will molder.Constructive Criticism: Reviewing the Idea of Reviewing
May 20, 2013
Historical Examples of molder
The journalist is both a news gatherer and a molder of thought.The Price of a Soul
William Jennings Bryan
I have work in a foundry as a molder helper and has lots of experense at that.
"Oui," said Molder, in his clipped, self-conscious Oxford French.
With a last strange look at Molder she retired into the glitter of the crowded larger room.
Christine felt that Molder would have danced better two hours earlier; but still he danced beautifully.
- the US spelling of moulder 1
Word Origin and History for molder
also moulder, "to crumble away," 1530s, probably frequentative of mold (n.3) "loose earth." Related: Moldered; moldering.
also moulder, mid-15c., "one who molds or forms," agent noun from mold (v.). From late 13c. as a surname.