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Definition of Tumble

Tumble

  1. To roll over, or to and fro; to throw one's self about; as, a person on pain tumbles and tosses.
  2. To roll down; to fall suddenly and violently; to be precipitated; as, to tumble from a scaffold.
  3. To play tricks by various movements and contortions of the body; to perform the feats of an acrobat.
  4. To turn over; to turn or throw about, as for examination or search; to roll or move in a rough, coarse, or unceremonious manner; to throw down or headlong; to precipitate; -- sometimes with over, about, etc.; as, to tumble books or papers.
  5. To disturb; to rumple; as, to tumble a bed.
  6. Act of tumbling, or rolling over; a fall.
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Tumble Translations

tumble in German is fallen, taumeln
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