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

 

maunder

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈmɔːndə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɔːndər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they maunder
BrE BrE//ˈmɔːndə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɔːndər//
 
he / she / it maunders
BrE BrE//ˈmɔːndəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɔːndərz//
 
past simple maundered
BrE BrE//ˈmɔːndəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɔːndərd//
 
past participle maundered
BrE BrE//ˈmɔːndəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɔːndərd//
 
-ing form maundering
BrE BrE//ˈmɔːndərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɔːndərɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] maunder (on) (about something) (British English) to talk or complain about something in a boring and/or annoying way Word Origin early 17th cent.: perhaps from obsolete maunder ‘to beg’.