S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen


to chunter v. to mutter/mumble/grumble.
Used in West Midlands dialect (England), especially in Birmingham. (Although most of the OED examples from the 18th and 19th centuries involved Yorkshire.)

(The Lonely Planet British Phrasebook, p. 216; used self-explanatorily in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix)

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