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1 [no object] make a continuous deep, resonant sound:thunder rumbled, lightning flickered [with adverbial of direction] (especially of a large vehicle) move with a rumbling sound:heavy trucks rumbled through the streets [with object] utter in a deep, resonant voice:the man’s low voice rumbled an instruction (of a person’s stomach) make a deep, resonant sound due to hunger. 2 [no object] US informal take part in a street fight between gangs or large groups:the five of them rumbled with the men in the other car
3 [with object] British informal discover (an illicit activity or its perpetrator):it wouldn’t need a genius to rumble my little game
1a continuous deep, resonant sound like distant thunder:the steady rumble of traffic figurativethere were rumbles of discontent from small retailers 2US informal a street fight between gangs or large groups.