verb (used without object), tum·bled, tum·bling.
verb (used with object), tum·bled, tum·bling.
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OTHER WORDS FROM tumbleun·tum·bled, adjective
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The best ski helmets overall offer comfort, protection from the elements, and safeguarding from the unique types of impacts one might encounter when taking a tumble in the snow.Best ski helmets: Comfortable protection for hitting the slopes|PopSci Commerce Team|March 12, 2021|Popular Science
I’ve blasted through pow shots and have taken some big tumbles.Anon’s Goggle-Mask Combo Makes COVID-Safe Skiing Easy|Brent Rose|March 4, 2021|Outside Online
It wasn’t just the big players — customer service company Zendesk and security firm Okta also dropped Parler as a customer, furthering its tumble off the Web.Parler is offline, but violent posts scraped by hackers will haunt users|Rachel Lerman, Nitasha Tiku|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
Nordic Ski Lab’s and REI’s videos can also help develop skills at home, from stepping into bindings to getting up after a tumble.Local cross-country skiing can smooth a bumpy winter’s ups and downs|Erin E. Williams|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
That was followed by an announcement of executive changes and a sharp tumble of the stock price.
At any moment, the slightest loss in concentration could see a disastrous tumble.
His youngest son, Orange Scott, was a rough-and-tumble trickster and a terrible tease.
No friend of liberty can avoid the tumble back and forth between Burke and Paine.
Mandelbaum began her climb to the top of the crime world as a peddler on the rough-and-tumble, bustling streets of New York City.Meet 'The Queen of Thieves' Marm Mandelbaum, New York City's First Mob Boss|J. North Conway|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Flecks of frosting tumble in slow motion to light on his belly, which gently swells beneath a black sweater.
He could hardly walk up the rickety front steps of the old tumble-down house, and his thirteen-year-old son had to help him.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
A good man mixes with the world in the rough-and-tumble, and takes his share of the dangers, and the falls, and the temptations.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
I shall be so afraid that the roof will tumble in, or somebody come down the chimney to catch me, that I shant sleep a wink.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
The third skulker took advantage of the cessation of firing to tumble down from his perch and fly for his life.Overland|John William De Forest
I hope you will appreciate my devotion; in a tumble-down old house, near the ramparts.Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
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see rough and tumble.