\ ¦rəmbəl¦təmbəl \

Definition of rumble-tumble

2 : a heavy coach or cart that moves with a deep rumbling sound

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First Known Use of rumble-tumble

1777, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rumble-tumble.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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