Tumble is defined as to do somersaults, fall clumsily or stumble, or to cause someone or something to fall.(verb)
An example of tumble is to fall and roll down a hill.
The definition of a tumble is an act of somersaulting, stumbling or falling, or disorder or confusion.(noun)
See tumble in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME tumblen, freq. of tumben < OE tumbian, to fall, jump, dance; akin to Ger tummeln, taumeln < OHG *tumalon, freq. of tumon, to turn < IE base *dheu-, to be turbid > dull
See tumble in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb tum·bled, tum·bling, tum·bles verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English tumblen
Origin: , frequentative of tumben, to dance about
Origin: , from Old English tumbian.
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