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rum·ble

 (rŭm′bəl)
v. rum·bled, rum·bling, rum·bles
v.intr.
1. To make a deep, long, rolling sound.
2. To move or proceed with a deep, long, rolling sound.
3. Slang To engage in a gang fight.
v.tr.
1. To utter with a deep, long, rolling sound.
2. To polish or mix (metal parts) in a tumbling box.
n.
1. A deep, long, rolling sound.
2. A tumbling box.
3. A luggage compartment or servant's seat in the rear of a carriage.
4. Slang
a. Pervasive, widespread expression of unrest or dissatisfaction.
b. A gang fight.

[Middle English romblen, perhaps from Middle Dutch rommelen or from Middle Low German rummeln.]

rum′bler n.
rum′bling·ly adv.
rum′bly adj.

rumble

(ˈrʌmbəl)
vb
1. to make or cause to make a deep resonant sound: thunder rumbled in the sky.
2. to move with such a sound: the train rumbled along.
3. (tr) to utter with a rumbling sound: he rumbled an order.
4. (Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to tumble (metal components, gemstones, etc) in a barrel of smooth stone in order to polish them
5. (tr) informal Brit to find out about (someone or something); discover (something): the police rumbled their plans.
6. (intr) slang US to be involved in a gang fight
n
7. a deep resonant sound
8. a widespread murmur of discontent
9. (Mechanical Engineering) another word for tumbler4
10. slang US and Canadian and NZ a gang fight
[C14: perhaps from Middle Dutch rummelen; related to German rummeln, rumpeln]
ˈrumbler n
ˈrumbling adj
ˈrumblingly adv

rum•ble

(ˈrʌm bəl)

v. -bled, -bling,
n. v.i.
1. to make a deep, somewhat muffled, continuous sound, as thunder.
2. to move or travel with such a sound.
3. Slang. to take part in a street fight between teenage gangs.
v.t.
4. to give forth or utter with a rumbling sound.
5. to cause to make or move with a rumbling sound.
n.
6. a deep, somewhat muffled, continuous sound.
7. Slang. a street fight between rival teenage gangs.
[1325–75; (v.) Middle English, romblen, rumblen; compare Dutch rommelen, probably of imitative orig.; (n.) Middle English, derivative of the v.]

Rumble

 a commotion, tumult, or uproar; a low continuous distant sound.
Examples: rumble of basses—Lipton, 1970; of cannon, 1817; of carts and waggons, 1842; of traffic.

rumble


Past participle: rumbled
Gerund: rumbling

Imperative
rumble
rumble
Present
I rumble
you rumble
he/she/it rumbles
we rumble
you rumble
they rumble
Preterite
I rumbled
you rumbled
he/she/it rumbled
we rumbled
you rumbled
they rumbled
Present Continuous
I am rumbling
you are rumbling
he/she/it is rumbling
we are rumbling
you are rumbling
they are rumbling
Present Perfect
I have rumbled
you have rumbled
he/she/it has rumbled
we have rumbled
you have rumbled
they have rumbled
Past Continuous
I was rumbling
you were rumbling
he/she/it was rumbling
we were rumbling
you were rumbling
they were rumbling
Past Perfect
I had rumbled
you had rumbled
he/she/it had rumbled
we had rumbled
you had rumbled
they had rumbled
Future
I will rumble
you will rumble
he/she/it will rumble
we will rumble
you will rumble
they will rumble
Future Perfect
I will have rumbled
you will have rumbled
he/she/it will have rumbled
we will have rumbled
you will have rumbled
they will have rumbled
Future Continuous
I will be rumbling
you will be rumbling
he/she/it will be rumbling
we will be rumbling
you will be rumbling
they will be rumbling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rumbling
you have been rumbling
he/she/it has been rumbling
we have been rumbling
you have been rumbling
they have been rumbling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rumbling
you will have been rumbling
he/she/it will have been rumbling
we will have been rumbling
you will have been rumbling
they will have been rumbling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rumbling
you had been rumbling
he/she/it had been rumbling
we had been rumbling
you had been rumbling
they had been rumbling
Conditional
I would rumble
you would rumble
he/she/it would rumble
we would rumble
you would rumble
they would rumble
Past Conditional
I would have rumbled
you would have rumbled
he/she/it would have rumbled
we would have rumbled
you would have rumbled
they would have rumbled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rumble - a loud low dull continuous noiserumble - a loud low dull continuous noise; "they heard the rumbling of thunder"
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
2.rumble - a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
seat - any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit); "he dusted off the seat before sitting down"
3.rumble - a fight between rival gangs of adolescentsrumble - a fight between rival gangs of adolescents
fighting, combat, fight, scrap - the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
Verb1.rumble - make a low noise; "rumbling thunder"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
2.rumble - to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds; "he grumbled a rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff"
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

rumble

verb roll, boom, echo, roar, thunder, grumble, resound, reverberate Thunder rumbled over the Downs.

rumble

verb
To make a continuous deep reverberating sound:
noun
1. Slang. A physical conflict involving two or more:
2. Slang. A quarrel, fight, or disturbance marked by very noisy, disorderly, and often violent behavior:
Informal: fracas.
Translations
دَوييُدَوَّي
hřměníhřmít
rumlerumlen
jymistäjyristäjyristelläkuristaottaa yhteen
burácetduněthřmětlomozitrachotit
druna, gnÿrdrynja
怒る
dundėjimas
dārdētdārdidunadunēt
bobnenjebobnetikruliti
gümbürdemekgürlemegürlemekguruldamaguruldamak

rumble

1 [ˈrʌmbl]
A. N [of traffic etc] → ruido m sordo, retumbo m, rumor m; [of thunder etc] → estruendo m; [of tank, heavy vehicle] → estruendo m
rumbles of discontentmurmullos mpl de descontento
B. VI [thunder] → retumbar; [guns] → hacer un ruido sordo; [stomach] → sonar, hacer ruidos
the train rumbled pastel tren pasó con estruendo
C. CPD rumble seat N (US) (Aut) → asiento m trasero exterior
rumble strip Nbanda f sonora
rumble on VI + ADV (Brit) [argument, scandal] → colear, seguir coleando
he rumbled on another half-hourse enrolló media hora más

rumble

2 [ˈrʌmbl] VT (Brit) → calar, pillar
we've been rumblednos han calado or pillado
I soon rumbled what was going onpronto me olí lo que estaban haciendo

rumble

[ˈrʌmbəl]
n
[thunder] → grondement m
[traffic] → grondement m
[stomach] → gargouillement m
vi
[thunder] → gronder
[vehicle] → vrombir
[stomach] → gargouiller

rumble

n
(of thunder)Grollen nt no pl; (of cannon)Donnern nt no pl; (of pipes)Knacken nt no pl; (of stomach)Knurren nt no pl; (of train, truck)Rumpeln nt no pl; his stomach gave a rumblesein Magen knurrte
(inf, = fight) → Schlägerei f
vi (thunder)grollen; (cannon)donnern; (pipes)knacken; (stomach)knurren; (train, truck)rumpeln; to rumble past/along/offvorbei-/entlang-/davonrumpeln
vt (Brit inf: = see through) swindle, trick, persondurchschauen; I soon rumbled him or what he was up toich bin ihm bald auf die Schliche gekommen (inf)

rumble

:
rumble seat
nNotsitz m
rumble strip
n (Mot) → akustische Schwelle

rumble

1 [ˈrʌmbl]
1. n (of traffic) → rombo; (thunder) → brontolio
2. vi (thunder, cannon) → rimbombare; (stomach) → brontolare; (pipe) → gorgogliare
the train rumbled past → il treno passò sferragliando

rumble

2 [ˈrʌmbl] vt (Brit) (fam) → scoprire

rumble

(ˈrambl) verb
to make a low grumbling sound. Thunder rumbled in the distance.
noun
this kind of sound. the rumble of thunder.

rumble

n. ruido sordo; estruendo.
References in classic literature ?
Cobb solemnly, as he remounted his perch; and as the stage rumbled down the village street between the green maples, those who looked from their windows saw a little brown elf in buff calico sitting primly on the back seat holding a great bouquet tightly in one hand and a pink parasol in the other.
The immigrants rumbled off into the empty darkness, and we followed them.
Along the leafy road which skirted a narrow, tortuous stream in central Louisiana, rumbled an old fashioned cabriolet, much the worse for hard and rough usage over country roads and lanes.