Definition of rumbling
1 : rumble
2 : general but unofficial talk or opinion often of dissatisfaction —usually used in plural rumblings of political trouble — Anthony Burgess
Examples of rumbling in a sentence
There were rumblings about rising prices.
First Known Use of rumbling
RUMBLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of rumbling for English Language Learners
: a low, heavy, continuous sound or series of sounds
rumblings : written or spoken comments showing that people are unhappy about something
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