v. i.1.To make a low, heavy, continued sound; as, the thunder rumbles at a distance.
In the mean while the skies 'gan rumble sore.
- Surrey.
2.To murmur; to ripple.
To rumble gently down with murmur soft.
- Spenser.
n.1.A noisy report; rumor.
Delighting ever in rumble that is new.
- Chaucer.
2.A low, heavy, continuous sound like that made by heavy wagons or the reverberation of thunder; a confused noise; as, the rumble of a railroad train.
Clamor and rumble, and ringing and clatter.
- Tennyson.
Merged in the rumble of awakening day.
- H. James.
3.A seat for servants, behind the body of a carriage.
Kit, well wrapped, . . . was in the rumble behind.
- Dickens.
4.A rotating cask or box in which small articles are smoothed or polished by friction against each other.
v. t.1.To cause to pass through a rumble, or shaking machine. See Rumble, n., 4.
Noun1.Rumblerumble - a loud low dull continuous noise; "they heard the rumbling of thunder"
2.rumble - a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
3.rumble - a fight between rival gangs of adolescents
Synonyms: gang fight
Verb1.rumble - make a low noise; "rumbling thunder"
Synonyms: grumble
2.rumble - to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds; "he grumbled a rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff"
Synonyms: growl, grumble
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Translate Rumble to German, Translate Rumble to French
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