Origin of crumble
OTHER WORDS FROM crumblecrum·bling·ness, nounhalf-crumbled, adjectiveun·crum·bled, adjective
How to use crumble in a sentence
Along the river, crumbling remnants of an active trading hub are overtaken by nature.
Next, the GOP should hammer away at how our roads, bridges, and tunnels are crumbling, and push for an infrastructure initiative.Bush, Christie, Romney: Who’ll Be the GOP Class Warrior?|Lloyd Green|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For anyone who cared to watch, the event and its denouement provided a graphic demonstration that the Iron Curtain was crumbling.
Particularly with Legolas and the scene where he climbs up a crumbling tower.‘No Regrets’: Peter Jackson Says Goodbye to Middle-Earth|Alex Suskind|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In a bedroom at the top of crumbling stairs, a bed was made up with a comforter.
Beyond the village, on a rise of ground, was the church, its square gray tower crumbling down upon its ancient graves.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
In this way they passed beyond the deserted and crumbling village and gained the high-road that led homewards through the forest.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
The few who escaped our swords are penned up in the Residency, and its walls are now crumbling before our guns.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The site of the castle is occupied by the railway station, though a few crumbling walls of the former structure still remain.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
In all cases there is a stairway, often long and steep, crumbling with time and worn with the feet of pious generations.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
British Dictionary definitions for crumble
Word Origin for crumble
Other Idioms and Phrases with crumble
see that's how the ball bounces (cookie crumbles).