Tumble – meaning of the word and examples

To fall quickly and without control. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To fall a lot in value in a short time. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To move in an uncontrolled was, as if falling or likely to fall. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To fall helplessly down, end over end, as by losing one’s footing, support, or equilibrium; plunge head long. (Dictionary.com)

To roll end over end, as in falling: (Dictionary.com)

To fall or decline rapidly; drop: (Dictionary.com)

If someone or something tumbles  somewhere, they fall there with a rolling or bouncing movement. (Collins Dictionary)

Examples

Why do tumbleweeds tumble?

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/science/why-do-tumbleweeds-tumble

China and the word economy. Taking a tumble. 

https://www.economist.com/briefing/2015/08/29/taking-a-tumble

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