Definition of Tumbledown

1. a. Ready to fall; dilapidated; ruinous; as, a tumble-down house.



Definition of Tumbledown

1. Adjective. in disrepair; poorly maintained ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tumbledown

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumbledown

tumble-dry
tumble-dryer
tumble down
tumble drier
tumble driers
tumble dry
tumble dryer
tumble dryers
tumble to
tumblebug
tumblebugs
tumbled
tumbledown (current term)
tumbledung
tumbledungs
tumblehome
tumblehomes
tumbler
tumbler pigeon
tumblerful
tumblerfuls
tumblers
tumblersful
tumbles
tumbleset
tumblesets
tumbleth

Literary usage of Tumbledown

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1. The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy": From London to Paris, and by Havre by John MacGregor (1880)
"... flies—First running—Newhaven—On the gridiron—Mr. Smith—tumbledown walls—Derelict. " WHERE is the yawl now ? " was the question we had asked in the fog, ..."

2. The Voyage Alone in the Yawl Rob Roy, from London to Paris and Back by Havre by John MacGregor (1868)
"... flies—First running—Newhaven—On the gridiron—Mr. Smith—tumbledown walls—Derelict. " WHEEE is the yawl now ?" was the question we had asked in the fog, ..."

3. All Around the Wrekin by Walter White (1860)
"Birmingham—More Local Aspects—A Fashion for Chocolate—Double Houses—Right and Wrong in Back-Yards—tumbledown Workshops •—The Brooch-makers—A Polisher in ..."

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