Definitions For Tumble


  • A sudden drop from an upright position
  • An acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
  • An act of falling or tumbling
  • An athletic movement in which you roll or turn your body across the ground or through the air


  • Do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully
  • Suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat
  • Put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying
  • Fall suddenly and sharply
  • Understand, usually after some initial difficulty
  • Throw together in a confused mass
  • Roll over and over, back and forth
  • Fall down, as if collapsing
  • Fall apart
  • Fly around
  • Cause to topple or tumble by pushing
  • To fall down suddenly and quickly
  • To fall forward while turning over
  • To fall or drop suddenly in amount, value, etc.

Is Tumble a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Tumble is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tumble in a Sentence

  • He tripped and tumbled to the ground.
  • The statue came tumbling down during the riots.
  • The satellite was tumbling out of control.
  • Cleaned a crazy tumble of buttons, hair bands, loose change, and old candy wrappers out from the couch cushions
  • Took a little tumble on the ice

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