Definition of rumbling noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈrʌmblɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌmblɪŋ//
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  1. 1(also used as an adjective) a long deep sound or series of sounds the rumblings of thunder a rumbling noise (figurative) the rumblings of discontent
  2. 2[usually plural] things that people are saying that may not be true synonym rumour There are rumblings that the election may have to be postponed.
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