chunter

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verb chun·ter \ˈchən-tər\

Definition of chunter

British

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to talk in a low inarticulate way :  mutter

Examples of chunter in a Sentence

  1. in Hyde Park a clearly disturbed man was chuntering about something

Origin and Etymology of chunter

probably of imitative origin


First Known Use: 1599



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