Definition of chunter verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

chunter

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈtʃʌntə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃʌntər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they chunter
BrE BrE//ˈtʃʌntə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃʌntər//
 
he / she / it chunters
BrE BrE//ˈtʃʌntəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃʌntərz//
 
past simple chuntered
BrE BrE//ˈtʃʌntəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃʌntərd//
 
past participle chuntered
BrE BrE//ˈtʃʌntəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃʌntərd//
 
-ing form chuntering
BrE BrE//ˈtʃʌntərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃʌntərɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] chunter (on) (about something) (British English, informal) to talk or complain about something in a way that other people think is boring or annoying synonym witter He’s always chuntering on about something or other. Word Origin late 17th cent.: probably imitative.