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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 bat, cruise, drift, float, gad (about), gallivant (also galavant), kick around, knock (about), wander, meander, mooch, ramble, range, roam, rove, traipseRelated Words 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 blather (on), go on, ramble, rattle, run onRelated Words 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 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), yowlRelated Words object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms crow, delight, rejoice

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