verb (used without object), rum·bled, rum·bling.
verb (used with object), rum·bled, rum·bling.
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Origin of rumble
OTHER WORDS FROM rumblerumbler, nounrum·bling·ly, adverb
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Over the past week, Sony Pictures Entertainment has received more body blows than Muhammad Ali during the Rumble in the Jungle.Sony: Hollywood’s Most Subversive Studio Under Attack|Marlow Stern|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Artillery and mortar duels all around the outskirts of Donetsk rumble angrily every day.
As we approach the rumble of guns grows louder and alternates with the whir of cannonballs, which begin to attract his attention.
The rumble of the buildings coming down was like a thousand jets taking off at once.
There were flashes of lightning outside and the rumble of thunder.
His ears were full of a rumble of traffic and a clacking of heels as people walked briskly by along the damp pavements.Three Soldiers|John Dos Passos
What capital, were it even in London, could rumble around it as tumultuously as Macbeth's perturbed soul?Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 1 of 14|Elbert Hubbard
The empty cars rolled lightly on the single track; there was no rumble of wheels, no tremor of the ground.Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard|Joseph Conrad
There was no sound except the rumble of a far-off government mule team and the lazy buzz of flies.John Ermine of the Yellowstone|Frederic Remington
A few minutes later she heard once more the rumble of wheels on the road.The Story Of Waitstill Baxter|By Kate Douglas Wiggin