verb (used with object), mar·bled, mar·bling.
Words nearby marble
Origin of marble
OTHER WORDS FROM marblemar·bler, nounun·mar·bled, adjective
Examples from the Web for marbles
Pat Robertson has lost his marbles, seemingly, and after him, who?
This time, when we went for all the marbles, we ended with none.
Video of the siege shows some of the passengers armed with marbles and slingshots.
That can never happen while the marbles are being held hostage in London.
Linda Yablonsky tours the ancient treasures and revisits the debate of how the Parthenon lost its marbles.
Strutt believed that nuts of the roundest sort were the original “marbles.”
In ancient times, when we were boys, and indulged in the luxury of marbles, they were very different from their present form.
It will be of great benefit to us to look upon the paintings and marbles of the Old World.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 12 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Here is a red morocco bag in which I kept my ill-gotten gains in marbles.Revisiting the Earth|James Langdon Hill
Thins apples on trees when the size of marbles, and believes it pays.The Apple|Various
British Dictionary definitions for marbles (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for marbles (2 of 2)
- a hard crystalline metamorphic rock resulting from the recrystallization of a limestone: takes a high polish and is used for building and sculpture
- (as modifier)a marble bust Related adjective: marmoreal
Derived forms of marblemarbled, adjectivemarbler, nounmarbly, adjective
Word Origin for marble
Scientific definitions for marbles
Idioms and Phrases with marbles
see have all one's buttons (marbles).