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maunder

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of maunder

  1. 1 to move about from place to place aimlessly maundered all over town on his day off Synonyms of maunder bat, cruise, drift, float, gad (about), gallivant (also galavant), kick around, knock (about), wander, meander, mooch, ramble, range, roam, rove, traipseWords Related to maunder amble, saunter, stroll; dawdle, mope; gypsy, hobo, tramp, vagabond; mill (about or around); straggle, stray

  2. 2 to talk at length without sticking to a topic or getting to a point ask her a question and she'll maunder for half an hour Synonyms of maunder blather (on), go on, ramble, rattle, run onWords Related to maunder deviate, digress, stray, wander; sidetrack; blab, blabber, blither, bumble, burble, chat, chatter, drivel, drool, gab, gabble, gibber, jabber, patter, prate, prattle, waffle

  3. 3 chiefly British  to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely a couple of mates maundering over their beer in a dark corner of the pub Synonyms of maunder beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, complain [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to maunder object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of maunder accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of maunder crow, delight, rejoice

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to suppress quietly or indirectly

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