What is another word for maundered?

30 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ mˈɔːndəd], [ mˈɔːndəd], [ m_ˈɔː_n_d_ə_d]

Maundered is a word that means to talk or move in a rambling, aimless way. Some synonyms for maundered include meandered, rambled, wandered, drifted, and roamed. These words all suggest a lack of direction or purpose in speech or movement. Other synonyms for maundered include digressed, diverged, strayed, and sidetracked, which imply veering off course from a main idea or topic. Maundered can also be replaced with words such as jabbered, prattled, chattered, and blabbered, which suggest excessive or meaningless talk. Overall, whether in speech or movement, maundered and its synonyms suggest a lack of focus or direction.

What are the hypernyms for Maundered?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Maundered

She never by any means held the opinion that she was among the greatest of human beings; she never suspected the existence of a conspiracy on the part of mankind against her; she never recognised in her best friends, her worst enemies; she never cultivated the luxury of being misunderstood and unappreciated; she would far rather have died without seeing a line of her composition in print, than that I should have maundered about her, here, as "the Poet", or "the Poetess".
"Miscellaneous-Papers"
Dickens, Charles
"The loveliest woman in England," the old man maundered on.
"Sisters"
Ada Cambridge
Her father maundered to her for hours at a stretch of the old Mary Carey, at last secure of sympathy and a perfect listener.
"Sisters"
Ada Cambridge

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