They were rumbling past the square on their way back to their college when Pineda is said to have given her order.
“Awful Sound” begins in a minor key, with a clackety, rumbling beat.
Then, from the direction of the ark in which the scrolls are stored, is heard a deep, rumbling voice.
School-age children with rumbling tummies move their styrofoam trays in an orderly lunch line.
At the beginning there is a rumbling sound that seems to be feedback.
The wind had been high during the night, but a dead calm preceded the rumbling peals which were first heard at a great distance.
In the next room the voices of the four were a steady, rumbling murmur.
He found it strange that Ben's voice should be rumbling directly under his ear and yet sound far away.
The train was rumbling slowly along, the night darkening down.
With some difficulty Barney had got hold of Pat, whose barking had subsided into a rumbling growl.
late 14c., "make a deep, heavy, continuous sound," also "move with a rolling, thundering sound," also "create disorder and confusion," probably related to Middle Dutch rommelen "to rumble," Middle High German rummeln, Old Norse rymja "to shout, roar," all of imitative origin. Related: Rumbled; rumbling.
late 14c., from rumble (v.). Slang noun meaning "gang fight" is from 1946. Meaning "backmost part of a carriage" is from 1808 (earlier rumbler, 1801), probably from the effect of sitting over the wheels; hence rumble seat (1828).
To steal; loot: ending a run by rumbling everything from airline glasses to grub (1970s+ Airline)