- (British, America) IPA: /ˈɹʌmb(ə)l/
rumble (plural rumbles)
- A low, heavy, continuous sound, such as that of thunder or a hungry stomach.
- The rumble from passing trucks made it hard to sleep at night.
- (slang) A street fight or brawl.
- A rotating cask or box in which small articles are smoothed or polished by friction against each other.
- (dated) A seat for servants, behind the body of a carriage.
- French: borborygme (stomach), gargouillement (stomach), grondement (thunder)
- German: Poltern, Rumpeln, (thunder) Grollen
- Italian: sferragliamento, rombo, rimbombo
- Portuguese: ronco, ribombo, sussurro
- Russian: гро́хот
- German: Schlägerei
- Italian: rissa, caciara, battibecco
- Portuguese: briga
- Russian: сты́чка
- Spanish: pelea callejera, riña
rumble (rumbles, present participle rumbling; past and past participle rumbled)
- (intransitive) To make a low, heavy, continuous sound.
- If I don't eat, my stomach will rumble.
- I could hear the thunder rumbling in the distance.
- (transitive) To discover deceitful or underhanded behaviour.
- The police is going to rumble your hideout.
- (intransitive) To move while making a rumbling noise.
- The truck rumbled over the rough road.
- (slang, intransitive) To fight; to brawl.
- (video games, intransitive, of a game controller) to provide haptic feedback by vibrating.
- (transitive) To cause to pass through a rumble, or polishing machine.
- (obsolete) To murmur; to ripple.
- French: gronder
- German: rumpeln; (stomach:) knurren
- Italian: brontolare
- Portuguese: roncar
- Russian: грохота́ть
- Spanish: retumbar, rugir stomach
- Italian: sferragliare
- Portuguese: brigar