Simple Definition of tumbler
: a glass used for drinking that has a flat bottom and no stem or handle
: the amount of liquid held in a tumbler
: a person who performs athletic movements that involve rolling or turning along the ground or through the air
Full Definition of tumbler
2 : a drinking glass without foot or stem and originally with pointed or convex base
3a : a movable obstruction in a lock (as a lever, latch, wheel, slide, or pin) that must be adjusted to a particular position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrownb : a piece on which the mainspring acts in a gun's lock
4 : a device or mechanism for tumbling (as a revolving cage in which clothes are dried)
5 : a worker who operates a tumbler
Examples of tumbler
She drank a tumbler of water.
a gymnast who's a skillful tumbler
First Known Use of tumbler
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