from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A babbler, a mumbler, one who speaks incessantly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who maunders.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A beggar.
- n. A grumbler; a driveler.
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It was everything that England wasn't: no censorious social critics, none of that upper-class British inhibition, a concept of time that made this habitual maunderer seem punctual and, best of all, a climate that allowed one to grow plants and animals in lush profusion.
Otherwise this irritable maunderer would have known that, everything else apart, I am heartily tired of the responsibilities of youth under any such constant surveillance.
They don't say, like that poor old maunderer I read this morning, that there's no use preparing -- that a million phagocytes will spring to arms overnight if their country's invaded.
Mungo’s irreverence in chuckling over his own wit, and only farther alluded to it by saying — “We must give the old maunderer bos in linguam — something to stop his mouth, or he will rail at us from Dan to Beersheba. —
"We must give the old maunderer _bos in linguam_ -- something to stop his mouth, or he will rail at us from Dan to Beersheba.
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