- 1A continuous deep, resonant sound: the rumbling of wheels in the distanceMore example sentences
- Over the noise came a deep rumbling, like the engines of several bulldozers.
- Without warning, the smell, the sound, the rumbling just stopped.
- Each huge clap of thunder reverberated round the mountains for so long that its noise would be interrupted by the next, causing a continuous rumbling for hours on end.
- 1.1 (often rumblings) An early indication or rumor of dissatisfaction or incipient change: there are growing rumblings of discontentMore example sentences
- When there were still no results a year later, there were rumblings of dissatisfaction over the handling of the case.
- There have been rumblings of impatience and dissatisfaction on Capitol Hill recently that lawmakers are using the arms procurement bill as a political power-struggle tool.
- The truth behind the man is revealed as well as his history in the early rumblings of the revolution.
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- Making or constituting a deep resonant sound: a rumbling ancient air conditioner a rumbling noiseMore example sentences
- While not overly powerful, the woofer provides deep, rumbling bass tones that compliment the rich sounds produced by the speakers.
- He thought he heard a rumbling sound, a deep voice coming from somewhere far away.
- Jonathan was interrupted by a deep rumbling sound that came from behind the vehicle.
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