Word Of The Day


maunder • \MAWN-der\  • verb
1 : chiefly British : grumble

2 : to wander slowly and idly

3 : to speak indistinctly or disconnectedly

The bed-and-breakfast was delightful but we felt a bit captive in the morning as our host maundered on while we hovered at the door, hoping to escape before the morning had passed.

"Listening to [Kenneth Branagh playing Hercule Poirot] feels like chatting with your neighbor over the garden hedge, and it's all too easy to be distracted by the foliage, I'm afraid, as he maunders on about knife wounds and sleeping potions and missing kimonos." — Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, 20 Nov. 2017

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