Words at Play : Top 10 Favorite British Words, Vol. 1

#6: Chunter

Definition:

to talk in a low inarticulate way: mutter

Example:

"Tell me about it. I was chuntering on last night about *padded* training bras." – michlan on Twitter, April 13, 2011

About the word:

Chunter is sometimes used as a synonym of "complain." The word is probably imitative in origin: when people are chuntering, it sounds a bit like they're saying "chunter chunter." (Mutter is also imitative.)

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