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rumble

rum·ble

rumble

 
 
pronunciation:
ruhm bl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: rumbled, rumbles, rumbling
definition 1: to make a long, low, rolling sound.
My stomach rumbles when I'm hungry.
similar words:
growl, grumble, roll
definition 2: to move with such a sound.
The huge truck rumbled down the street.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a low, heavy, rolling sound.
We heard a rumble of thunder in the distance.
similar words:
growl, grumble, roar, roll
derivations: rumblingly (adv.), rumbler (n.)