tumble down

tumble-down

[tuhm-buhl-doun]
adjective
dilapidated; ruined; rundown: He lived in a tumble-down shack.

Origin:
1810–20

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tumble-down

adjective
in deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack" [syn: bedraggled
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