Simple Definition of rubble
: broken pieces of stone, brick, etc., from walls or buildings that have fallen
Full Definition of rubble
1 a : broken fragments (as of rock) resulting from the decay or destruction of a building <fortifications knocked into rubble — C. S. Forester> b : a miscellaneous confused mass or group of usually broken or worthless things
2 : waterworn or rough broken stones or bricks used in coarse masonry or in filling courses of walls
3 : rough stone as it comes from the quarry
Examples of rubble in a sentence
Rescue workers managed to pull two injured people out of the rubble.
The earthquake reduced the whole town to rubble.
Origin and Etymology of rubble
Middle English robyl
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of rubble
: to reduce to rubble
First Known Use of rubble
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Definition of rubble for Students
: rough broken pieces of stone or brick from buildings
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