rumble

[ ruhm-buhl ]
/ ˈrʌm bəl /
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verb (used without object), rum·bled, rum·bling.

verb (used with object), rum·bled, rum·bling.

noun


RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. rumaki,
  2. rumal,
  3. rumania,
  4. rumanian,
  5. rumba,
  6. rumble seat,
  7. rumble strip,
  8. rumbling,
  9. rumblingly,
  10. rumbly

Origin of rumble

1325–75; 1940–45 for def 3; (v.) Middle English romblen, rumblen; compare Dutch rommelen, probably of imitative orig.; (noun) Middle English, derivative of the v.

SYNONYMS FOR rumble
Related formsrum·bler, nounrum·bling·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for rumbled

rumble

/ (ˈrʌmbəl) /

verb

noun

Derived Formsrumbler, nounrumbling, adjectiverumblingly, adverb

Word Origin for rumble

C14: perhaps from Middle Dutch rummelen; related to German rummeln, rumpeln

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