vomit; be sick; substance vomited (probably rhyming slang 'Chunder Loo' = 'spew', from the advertising character drawn by Norman Lindsay, Australian artist)

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  • chunder — informal, chiefly Austral./NZ ► VERB ▪ vomit. ► NOUN ▪ vomit. ORIGIN probably from rhyming slang Chunder Loo «spew», from the name of a cartoon character …   English terms dictionary

  • chunder — vomit, 1950, Australian slang, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • chunder — To vomit. Also used as noun vomit . Chunder probably comes from a once popular cartoon character, Chunder Loo of Akim Foo , drawn by Norman Lindsay for a series of boot polish advertisements in the early 1900s. It is possible that Chunder Loo… …   Australian idioms

  • chunder — /ˈtʃʌndə / (say chunduh) verb (i), verb (t), noun Colloquial → vomit. {? rhyming slang Chunder Loo spew, from the name of a character, Chunder Loo of Akim Foo, drawn by Lionel Lindsay and sometimes by Norman Lindsay to appear in advertisements in …  

  • chunder — UK [ˈtʃʌndə(r)] / US [ˈtʃʌndər] verb [intransitive] Word forms chunder : present tense I/you/we/they chunder he/she/it chunders present participle chundering past tense chundered past participle chundered informal to vomit food from your stomach… …   English dictionary

  • chunder — /chun deuhr/, Australian Informal. v.i., v.t. 1. to vomit. n. 2. vomit. [1920 25; orig. variously explained; perh. ult. an expressive formation akin to dial. (mainly N England) chunder grumble, complain; cf. CHUNTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • chunder — I Australian Slang vomit; be sick; substance vomited (probably rhyming slang Chunder Loo = spew , from the advertising character drawn by Norman Lindsay, Australian artist) II Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) to vomit III Cumbrian Dictionary ( v chundur) …   English dialects glossary

  • chunder — vb Australian to vomit. This term, in use among Aus tralian surfies and others in the 1960s, was imported into Britain later in the dec ade by the strip cartoon The Adventures of Barry McKenzie. The writer, Barry Humphries, derives it from the… …   Contemporary slang

  • chunder — • to be sick (vomit). Of Australian origin. Two ideas of its origin are i) taken from a cartoon character Chunder Loo taken as Rhyming Slang for spew . ii) from the ships used for convict transportation to Australia where the cons who were higher …   Londonisms dictionary

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