Definition of tumblehome in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtəmbəlˌhōm/


The inward slope of the upper part of the sides of a boat or ship.
Example sentences
  • With fine entries and tumblehome sterns, the boat may look like a canoe when viewed from a distance, but any similarities end there.
  • The tumblehome bow of the traditional Cape Cod Catboat was replaced by a plumb bow.

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Syllabification: tum·ble·home

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