Associations to the word «Rumble»


RUMBLE, interjection. An onomatopoeia describing a rumbling noise
RUMBLE, noun. A low, heavy, continuous sound, such as that of thunder or a hungry stomach.
RUMBLE, noun. (slang) A street fight or brawl.
RUMBLE, noun. A rotating cask or box in which small articles are smoothed or polished by friction against each other.
RUMBLE, noun. (dated) A seat for servants, behind the body of a carriage.
RUMBLE, verb. To make a low, heavy, continuous sound.
RUMBLE, verb. To discover deceitful or underhanded behaviour.
RUMBLE, verb. To move while making a rumbling noise.
RUMBLE, verb. (slang) To fight; to brawl.
RUMBLE, verb. (transitive) To cause to pass through a rumble, or polishing machine.
RUMBLE, verb. (obsolete) To murmur; to ripple.
RUMBLE SEAT, noun. (dated) An extra passenger seat or row of seats in an automobile, which typically folds away into a rear storage compartment.
RUMBLE SEATS, noun. Plural of rumble seat

Dictionary definition

RUMBLE, noun. A loud low dull continuous noise; "they heard the rumbling of thunder".
RUMBLE, noun. A servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage.
RUMBLE, noun. A fight between rival gangs of adolescents.
RUMBLE, verb. Make a low noise; "rumbling thunder".
RUMBLE, verb. To utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds; "he grumbled a rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff".

Wise words

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