trundle out

Definition of trundle out

British, informal + disapproving

  1. :  to say (something that has been said before) as an excuse, explanation, etc. He trundled out another excuse.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to propel by causing to rotate :  roll

    :  to cause to revolve :  spin

    :  to transport in or as if in a wheeled vehicle :  haul, wheel

  1. :  the motion or sound of something rolling

    :  trundle bed

    :  a round or oval wooden tub

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

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