Definitions

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  • n. Vomit.
  • n. An act of vomiting.
  • v. To vomit.
  • v. To rumble loudly, to roar.

Etymologies

Recorded from 1950. Probably from the cartoon character Chunder Loo of Akim Foo, drawn by Norman Lindsay for a series of boot-polish advertisements in the early 1900s. Some sources hold that Chunder Loo was rhyming slang for spew, but the usage is not recorded. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Creative new words for vomit became fashionable, as "chunder"and liquid laughs became the norm.

    In praise of … the pint | Editorial

  • (He also whipped up the "chunder" used in the vomiting scenes.)

    New Statesman

  • "chunder" or "drongo," do you realize their capacity to melt the hearts of American girls is a dangerous weapon.

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  • Charlie: crack, cocaine chips: french fries chunder: to throw up ciggy: cigarette claret: blood (They were copping it up, claret all over the place!) cop a feel: to feel someone up to cop it: to get in trouble copper: policeman

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Open Writing Forum

  • You know, “chunder bucket” must be a South African thing, because I have never heard that phrase, but I have no trouble at all translating it into USA english.

    The Nervous Breakdown

  • There is an almost endless stream of Con loving chunder heads with their hackles all raised, swearing up and down that this is desperation.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Sure, I get way worse in my inbox all the time, but our little friend from New England is so publically chunder-headed that even the conservatives avoid him at the virtual lunchtable.

    romulan ale

  • The stench from the cans still prompt a gagging response that used to urge me towards the nearest chunder vessel.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • All these "catchy" lines like "You graduated with honours from your best friend's funeral" just made me want to chunder.

    HH Com 61

  • As befits the classical conceit, Mark even beats up the entire Birmingham Symphonic over the big beat chunder of 'The Crying Marshal'.

    FallNews - anecdotes

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  • Far away from me.

    April 28, 2009

  • very sad no one's listed chunder blunder. Where can I put it?

    April 28, 2009

  • Great pleth!

    July 31, 2008

  • I had a friend once who, as revenge for always being the one supporting people while they horked their guts up, developed her own little ditty:

    Chunderstruck! Yeah, yeah, yeah, chunderstruck!

    July 31, 2008

  • Use it in a sentence. How about: "The atmosphere at the reception chilled noticeably when one of the groomsmen chundered all over the bride's dress, a ravishing rumchunder concoction with an apparently unlimited ability to absorb chyme and chunderchunks alike".

    February 16, 2007