Associations to the word «Tumble»


TUMBLE, noun. A fall.
TUMBLE, noun. An act of sexual intercourse.
TUMBLE, verb. (intransitive) To fall end over end.
TUMBLE, verb. To perform gymnastics such as somersaults, rolls, and handsprings.
TUMBLE, verb. To roll over and over.
TUMBLE, verb. (informal) To have sexual intercourse.
TUMBLE, verb. (transitive) To smooth and polish a rough surface on relatively small parts.
TUMBLE, verb. To muss, to make disorderly; to tousle or rumple.
TUMBLE DOWN, verb. (intransitive) (figuratively) topple, collapse
TUMBLE DRIER, noun. A machine for drying clothes after being washed, which includes a rotating drum which tumbles the clothes in a flow of hot air.
TUMBLE DRIERS, noun. Plural of tumble drier
TUMBLE DRY, verb. To make or become dry by rolling about in the heated rotating drum of a clothes dryer
TUMBLE DRY, verb. To dry by spinning with hot air inside a cylinder.
TUMBLE DRYER, noun. An electrical device that dries clothes in a rotating drum which tumbles the clothes in a flow of hot air.
TUMBLE DRYERS, noun. Plural of tumble dryer
TUMBLE HOME, verb. (nautical) To incline inward, as the sides of a vessel, above the bends or extreme breadth.
TUMBLE TO, verb. To discover, or suddenly understand something.
TUMBLE TURN, noun. (swimming) A turn used to reverse the direction in which the person is swimming.
TUMBLE TURNS, noun. Plural of tumble turn

Dictionary definition

TUMBLE, noun. An acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end.
TUMBLE, noun. A sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice".
TUMBLE, verb. Fall down, as if collapsing; "The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it".
TUMBLE, verb. Cause to topple or tumble by pushing.
TUMBLE, verb. Roll over and over, back and forth.
TUMBLE, verb. Fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air".
TUMBLE, verb. Fall apart; "the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down".
TUMBLE, verb. Throw together in a confused mass; "They tumbled the teams with no apparent pattern".
TUMBLE, verb. Understand, usually after some initial difficulty; "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on".
TUMBLE, verb. Fall suddenly and sharply; "Prices tumbled after the devaluation of the currency".
TUMBLE, verb. Put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying; "Wash in warm water and tumble dry".
TUMBLE, verb. Suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat.
TUMBLE, verb. Do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully.

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