English dictionary definition of:



  • a sudden drop from an upright position
  • an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end


  • do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully
  • suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat
  • put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying
  • fall suddenly and sharply
  • understand, usually after some initial difficulty
  • throw together in a confused mass
  • roll over and over, back and forth
  • fall down, as if collapsing
  • fall apart
  • fly around
  • cause to topple or tumble by pushing


collapse crumble crumple fall spill tip topple twig whirl

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Words ending in ble and learn about the word tumble in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 26. Word endings: -le, and exceptions e.g. al, el, ol.

Scrabble score for tumble

Scrabble score = 10

generated at 08:29:51 on 22-11-19

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