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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully. Also: To suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat.

Usage examples (38)
  • And the muttering grew to a grumbling; And the grumbling grew to a mighty rumbling; And out of the houses the rats came tumbling.
  • Wash in warm water and tumble dry
  • ROUGH DAY: J.L. Lewis needed few words to explain his tumble from the leaderboard.
  • Consider that Cincinnati's 19-win tumble was the most precipitous fall from 2000 to 2001. for more
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