Tumblehome meaning

tŭm'bəl-hōm'
The inward curve of a ship's topsides.
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(nautical) The inward curve of the topsides of some ship hulls.
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Origin of tumblehome

  • From tumble to slope inward (obsolete)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • tumble +"Ž home?
    From Wiktionary