trundle out

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of trundle out

British, informal + disapproving
:to say (something that has been said before) as an excuse, explanation, etc.
  • He trundled out another excuse.

Word by Word Definitions

trundle play
  1. : to propel by causing to rotate : roll

  2. : to cause to revolve : spin

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

  1. : the motion or sound of something rolling

  2. : trundle bed

  3. : a round or oval wooden tub

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

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

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

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

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

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

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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