verb (used with object), trun·dled, trun·dling.
verb (used without object), trun·dled, trun·dling.
Origin of trundle
Related Words for trundlebunk, mattress, cot, crib, couch, slog, shuffle, trudge, waddle, plod, trundle, whirl, swivel, twist, twirl, pivot, revolve, spin, wheel, shell
Examples from the Web for trundle
Contemporary Examples of trundle
Hitchcock even manages to trundle his way back to my office to see how I'm doing.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
In the morning, we lay sprawled out in her trundle bed, reflecting on how we envisioned our reunion.A Daughter, Rediscovered on Facebook
Tré Miller Rodríguez
May 13, 2012
Historical Examples of trundle
“In other words, you direct me to trundle on board as fast as I can,” said Adair.The Three Commanders
There were plenty of others who wanted to trundle the wheelbarrow.The Tale of Jimmy Rabbit
Arthur Scott Bailey
Chicken Little was to sleep in the trundle bed with Katy and Gertie.Chicken Little Jane
Lily Munsell Ritchie
Some of the youngsters were tucked away in trundle beds, you may be sure.Christopher and the Clockmakers
Sara Ware Bassett
“Only Trundle there,” i.e., only that poor insignificant thing there!Pickwickian Studies
- the pinion of a lantern
- any of the bars in a lantern pinion
Word Origin for trundle
1540s (implied in trundle bed "low bed on small wheels"), possibly from Middle English trendle "wheel, suspended hoop" (early 14c.), from Old English trendel "ring, disk" (see trend). Also probably in part from Old French trondeler "to roll," which is of Germanic origin.