Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » R » Rugged ... Rump

RUMBLE

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does rumble mean? 

RUMBLE (noun)
  The noun RUMBLE has 3 senses:

1. a loud low dull continuous noise
2. a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
3. a fight between rival gangs of adolescents

  Familiarity information: RUMBLE used as a noun is uncommon.


RUMBLE (verb)
  The verb RUMBLE has 2 senses:

1. make a low noise
2. to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

  Familiarity information: RUMBLE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RUMBLE (noun)


Sense 1rumble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A loud low dull continuous noise

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

rumbling; rumble; grumbling; grumble

Context example:

they heard the rumbling of thunder

Hypernyms ("rumble" is a kind of...):

noise (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound))


Sense 2rumble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("rumble" is a kind of...):

seat (any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit))

Holonyms ("rumble" is a part of...):

carriage; equipage; rig (a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses)


Sense 3rumble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A fight between rival gangs of adolescents

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

gang fight; rumble

Hypernyms ("rumble" is a kind of...):

combat; fight; fighting; scrap (the act of fighting; any contest or struggle)


RUMBLE (verb)


Sense 1rumble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make a low noise

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Synonyms:

rumble; grumble

Context example:

rumbling thunder

Hypernyms (to "rumble" is one way to...):

go; sound (make a certain noise or sound)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s

Sentence examples:

Cars rumble in the streets
The streets rumble with cars


Sense 2rumble [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

growl; rumble; grumble

Context examples:

he grumbled a rude response / Stones grumbled down the cliff

Hypernyms (to "rumble" is one way to...):

emit; let loose; let out; utter (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words))

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Blood will out." (English proverb)

"Tongue may muddle up and say the truth." (Azerbaijani proverb)

"Your nose is a part of you even if it is ugly." (Arabic proverb)

"East or West, home is best." (Czech proverb)

 RUMBLE: related words searches 

Page delivered in 0.1909 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: