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verb [intransitive] British informal     chunter pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlechuntering
past tensechuntered
past participlechuntered
  1. 1
    to talk for a long time about something that other people do not find interesting
    chunter on:

    He chuntered on for several minutes about the work of the charity.

  2. 2
    to move along slowly and noisily

    I’m sitting on a German train chuntering its way between Leipzig and Bremen.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 05/06/2013


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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