rumble

rumble
rum|ble1 [ `rʌmbl ] verb intransitive
1. ) to make a continuous deep sound:
Thunder rumbled in the distance.
a ) to move forward making a continuous deep sound:
Trucks rumble past their homes.
2. ) if your stomach rumbles, it makes noises because you are hungry
3. ) AMERICAN INFORMAL to take part in a fight in the streets between groups of people
rumble
rum|ble 2 [ `rʌmbl ] noun count
1. ) a continuous deep sound:
rumble of: The only noise was the distant rumble of traffic.
2. ) AMERICAN INFORMAL a fight in the streets between groups of people

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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