rumble

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrʌmbəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈrʌmbəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rumbəl)

Inflections of 'rumble' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
rumbles
v 3rd person singular
rumbling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
rumbled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
rumbled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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rumble

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the rumble of [thunder, engines, tanks, traffic]
  2. the [heavy, continuous, incessant] rumble of
  3. heard a (deep) rumble in the [street, distance, sky]
  4. the [car, van, truck] started with a rumble
  5. the rumble of [a hungry, an empty] stomach
  6. rumbles of [disapproval, discontent, dismay]
  7. rumbles among [investors, parents, retailers, leaders]
  8. slang: involved in a [street, school, neighborhood, gang] rumble
  9. slang: a rumble between two gangs
  10. [thunder, his voice, my stomach] rumbled
  11. rumble like thunder
  12. [a plane, planes, the train] rumbled past
  13. rumble [with the rival gang, in the street]
  14. she rumbled an [order, instruction, answer]
  15. UK: she rumbled about [the prices, nothing]
  16. (let's) get ready to rumble!
  17. UK: rumble [plans, an operation, him]
  18. UK: he was rumbled (by the police)
  19. UK: you've been rumbled!
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