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

similar to topple

a humble man tumbled down the stairs at the party

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