tumble-down

[ tuhm-buh l-doun ]
/ ˈtʌm bəlˌdaʊn /

adjective

dilapidated; ruined; rundown: He lived in a tumble-down shack.

Nearby words

  1. tumble,
  2. tumble cart,
  3. tumble dryer,
  4. tumble home,
  5. tumble to,
  6. tumble-dry,
  7. tumblebug,
  8. tumbledown,
  9. tumblehome,
  10. tumbler

Origin of tumble-down

First recorded in 1810–20

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