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English definition of “tumble”

tumble

verb [I]     /ˈtʌm.bl̩/
to fall quickly and without control : I lost my footing and tumbled down the stairs . At any moment the whole building could tumble down. He lost his balance and tumbled over.Falling and droppingMoving downwards to fall a lot in value in a short time : Share prices tumbled yesterday .Value and price decreases to move in an uncontrolled way, as if falling or likely to fall : An excited group of children tumbled out of school /the bus .Falling and droppingMoving downwardsMoving unsteadily or with difficulty
(Definition of tumble verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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