[ kruhm-blingz ]
See synonyms for: crumblingscrumbling on

plural noun
  1. crumbs; crumbled bits.

Origin of crumblings


Words Nearby crumblings Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use crumblings in a sentence

  • He opened his eyes and pushed himself up from the beach with both hands spread in warm, soft crumblings.

    The Jewels of Aptor | Samuel R. Delany
  • Time and volcanic crumblings and desert wind have carved the great beast into the semblance of an elephant at rest.

    Still Jim | Honor Willsie Morrow
  • They are found in Ceylon, in Thibet, and in Burmah among the crumblings of primordial rock.

    A Transient Guest | Edgar Saltus
  • We understand with difficulty these emigrations, these crumblings into morsels of our mind.

    The Mind and the Brain | Alfred Binet