chunter

[chuhn-ter]
verb (used without object) British Informal.
to grumble or grouse mildly or tediously.

Origin:
1590–1600; orig. dial. (Midlands, N England) chunter, chunder, chunner; compare Scots channer in same sense; expressive word of obscure origin

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chunter or chunner (ˈtʃʌntə, ˈtʃʌnə)
 
vb (often foll by on)
informal (Brit) to mutter or grumble incessantly in a meaningless fashion
 
[C16: probably of imitative origin]
 
chunner or chunner
 
vb
 
[C16: probably of imitative origin]

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Hearing politicians chunter about gods is always saddening, since so puerile and divisive.
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