Tumble Meaning and Definition


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Tumble meaning

Word: Tumble

How to pronounce: tʌmbl

Verb

Definitions:

1. (typically of a person) fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong.

Example sentences: "She pitched forward, tumbling down the remaining stairs"

2. Perform acrobatic or gymnastic exercises, typically handsprings and somersaults in the air.

Example sentences: "On floor exercise one gymnast tumbled a double layout, two whips to double pike, and stuck full-in dismount."

3. Understand the meaning or hidden implication of (a situation)

4. Have sex with.

5. Clean (castings, gemstones, etc.) in a tumbling barrel.

Noun

Definitions:

1. A sudden or headlong fall.

Example sentences: "I took a tumble in the nettles"

2. A handspring, somersault in the air, or other acrobatic feat.

Example sentences: "She can perform huge vertical or horizontal leaps, often resulting in gymnastic tumbles and rolls in midair."

3. An act or instance of having sex.

4. A friendly sign of recognition, acknowledgment, or interest.


Synonyms:

somersault

summersault

somersaults

crumble

slip

slide

fall

drop

roll down

descend

plunge

hit

stumble

falling

dip

dive

crash down

implode

topple

upset

tip

sink

crumple

rumple

collapse

crash

pitch

mess

messiness

confusion

clutter

jumble

welter

plummet

decline

lower

trip

spill


Derivations:

tumbling

tumbler

tumbled


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Tumble in Other Languages...

Spanish:

German: Wäschetrockner

French: Culbuter

Italian:

Turkish: Düşmek


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