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Adjective: rumbling  rúm-bu-ling
  1. Continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound
    "the rumbling rolling sound of thunder";
    - grumbling
Noun: rumbling  rúm-bu-ling
  1. A loud low dull continuous noise
    "they heard the rumbling of thunder";
    - rumble, grumble, grumbling
Verb: rumble  rúm-b(u)l
  1. Make a low noise
    "rumbling thunder";
    - grumble
  2. To utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds
    "he rumbled a rude response";
    - grumble, growl
  3. [Brit, informal] Uncover a deceit or secret activity
    "our scam was rumbled"

Derived forms: rumblings

See also: full

Type of: emit, go, let loose, let out, noise, sound, utter

Encyclopedia: Rumbling

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