AskDefine | Define rumbling

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rumbling adj : continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound; "the rumbling rolling sound of thunder" [syn: grumbling] n : a loud low dull continuous noise; "they heard the rumbling of thunder" [syn: rumble, grumble, grumbling]

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  1. Deep and slow sounding.
    His rumbling voice fit the solemn occasion.


  1. The sound of complaint.
    The rumblings of the masses precedes the crumbling of the state.



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