tumble

tumble

tumble - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tumble

Definition
(noun) an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
Definition
(noun) a sudden drop from an upright position
Synonyms : fall , spill
Example Sentence
  • he had a nasty spill on the ice

Definition
(verb) fall down, as if collapsing
Synonyms : topple
Example Sentence
  • The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it

Definition
(verb) cause to topple or tumble by pushing
Synonyms : tip , topple

Definition
(verb) roll over and over, back and forth
Definition
(verb) fly around
Synonyms : whirl , whirl around
Example Sentence
  • The clothes tumbled in the dryer
  • rising smoke whirled in the air

Definition
(verb) fall apart
Synonyms : break down , collapse , crumble , crumple
Example Sentence
  • the building crumbled after the explosion
  • Negotiations broke down

Definition
(verb) throw together in a confused mass
Example Sentence
  • They tumbled the teams with no apparent pattern

Definition
(verb) understand, usually after some initial difficulty
Example Sentence
  • She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on

Definition
(verb) fall suddenly and sharply
Example Sentence
  • Prices tumbled after the devaluation of the currency

Definition
(verb) put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying
Example Sentence
  • Wash in warm water and tumble dry

Definition
(verb) suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat
Definition
(verb) do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tumble

tumble sounds like temple and lord Ram's temple was destroyed in Ayodhya, so tumble means fall
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by srivastava

tumble sounds like fumble, when u make a fumble u fall down.
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by irony

similar to topple
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by tusharsehgal89

a humble man tumbled down the stairs at the party
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by roozbeh33

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