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tumble to something

Slang definitions & phrases for tumble to something

tumble to something

verb phrase

To discover; suddenly understand: I tumbled to what she was really up to

[1846+; fr the notion of falling upon something, perhaps by stumbling over it]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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