tumble home



Nautical. an inward and upward slope of the middle body of a vessel.
Also tum·ble·home. a similar shape for the body of an automobile.

Nearby words

  1. tumatakuru,
  2. tumbes,
  3. tumble,
  4. tumble cart,
  5. tumble dryer,
  6. tumble to,
  7. tumble-down,
  8. tumble-dry,
  9. tumblebug,
  10. tumbledown

Origin of tumble home

First recorded in 1825–35

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