Definition Of rumble


a continuous deep, resonant sound like distant thunder.

the steady rumble of traffic

a street fight between gangs or large groups.

Ponyboy looks at the other boys who join his gang for the rumble .

discover (an illicit activity or its perpetrator).

it wouldn't need a genius to rumble my little game

make a continuous deep, resonant sound.

thunder rumbled, lightning flickered

take part in a street fight between gangs or large groups.

the five of them rumbled with the men in the other car

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Example Of rumble

  • a rumble between two gangs of street thugs

  • A deep rumble came up from the depths of his throat and his breathing quickened.

  • A distant rumble arose from downriver as we gathered speed.

  • A pall of gloom hangs over the usually bustling market town as sealed container wagons and Army trucks rumble through the streets.

  • And then the vehicles noisily rumble back in again at 3.30 pm.

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