grumbling vs rumble what difference

what is difference between grumbling and rumble

English

Verb

grumbling

  1. present participle of grumble

Noun

grumbling (plural grumblings)

  1. complaining
    the grumblings of a bad-tempered man
  2. rumbling

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English

Alternative forms

  • rummle, rommle (dialectal)

Etymology

From Middle English rumblen, romblen, rummelyn, frequentative form of romen (to roar), equivalent to rome +‎ -le. Cognate with Dutch rommelen (to rumble), Low German rummeln (to rumble), German rumpeln (to be noisy), Danish rumle (to rumble), all of imitative origin.

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɹʌmb(ə)l/
  • Rhymes: -ʌmbəl

Noun

rumble (plural rumbles)

  1. A low, heavy, continuous sound, such as that of thunder or a hungry stomach.
  2. (slang) A street fight or brawl.
  3. A rotating cask or box in which small articles are smoothed or polished by friction against each other.
  4. (dated) A seat for servants, behind the body of a carriage.
    • Kit, well wrapped, [] was in the rumble behind.

Translations

Verb

rumble (third-person singular simple present rumbles, present participle rumbling, simple past and past participle rumbled)

  1. (intransitive) To make a low, heavy, continuous sound.
  2. (transitive) To discover deceitful or underhanded behaviour.
  3. (intransitive) To move while making a rumbling noise.
  4. (slang, intransitive) To fight; to brawl.
  5. (video games, intransitive, of a game controller) to provide haptic feedback by vibrating.
  6. (transitive) To cause to pass through a rumble, or polishing machine.
  7. (obsolete) To murmur; to ripple.

Translations

Interjection

rumble

  1. An onomatopoeia describing a rumbling noise

Anagrams

  • Blumer, Bulmer, lumber, umbrel

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