tumble (Meaning)

Wordnet

tumble (n)

an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end

a sudden drop from an upright position

Wordnet

tumble (v)

fall down, as if collapsing

cause to topple or tumble by pushing

roll over and over, back and forth

fly around

fall apart

throw together in a confused mass

understand, usually after some initial difficulty

fall suddenly and sharply

put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying

suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat

do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully

Webster

tumble (v. i.)

To roll over, or to and fro; to throw one's self about; as, a person on pain tumbles and tosses.

To roll down; to fall suddenly and violently; to be precipitated; as, to tumble from a scaffold.

To play tricks by various movements and contortions of the body; to perform the feats of an acrobat.

Webster

tumble (v. t.)

To turn over; to turn or throw about, as for examination or search; to roll or move in a rough, coarse, or unceremonious manner; to throw down or headlong; to precipitate; -- sometimes with over, about, etc.; as, to tumble books or papers.

To disturb; to rumple; as, to tumble a bed.

Webster

tumble (n.)

Act of tumbling, or rolling over; a fall.

tumble Sentence Examples

  1. The gymnast performed a graceful tumble on the balance beam.
  2. The leaves tumbled down from the trees, creating a golden carpet.
  3. The toddler tumbled over and bumped his head, but thankfully wasn't seriously hurt.
  4. The wind tumbled the clothes into a chaotic pile.
  5. The waves tumbled and crashed against the shore, creating a soothing rhythm.
  6. The coins tumbled into the piggy bank, one shiny piece after another.
  7. The dog tumbled around on the grass, enjoying the warm summer day.
  8. The acrobat tumbled through the air, performing a series of daring maneuvers.
  9. The dryer tumbled the clothes, drying them to perfection.
  10. The children tumbled and played in the pile of freshly cut hay.

FAQs About the word tumble

an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end, a sudden drop from an upright position, fall down, as if collapsing, cause to topple or tumble by pushing,

jumble, collage, assortment, medley, scramble, shuffle, variety, amalgam, gumbo, miscellany

system, order,order, system,plan, plan, pattern, method, method, pattern

The gymnast performed a graceful tumble on the balance beam.

The leaves tumbled down from the trees, creating a golden carpet.

The toddler tumbled over and bumped his head, but thankfully wasn't seriously hurt.

The wind tumbled the clothes into a chaotic pile.