tumble englannista suomeksi
tönäistä, romahduttaa, kaataa
A fall, especially end over end.
''I took a tumble down the stairs and broke my tooth.''
A disorderly heap.
2008, David Joutras, ''A Ghost in the World'' (page 55)
- When at last we stopped in a tumble of bodies on the grass, laughing, and in Dad's case, out of breath, we were like little kids (I mean 5 or 6! After all I am 12!) at the end of a playground session.
An act of intercourse.
1940, (w), ''Group Life: Letchworth''
- Wouldn't it be jolly now, / To take our Aertex panters off / And have a jolly tumble in / The jolly, jolly sun?
- He who tumbles from a tower surely has a greater blow than he who slides from a molehill.
1907, Robert W. Chambers, ''The Younger Set''
- “Heavens!” exclaimed Nina, “the blue-stocking and the fogy!—and yours ''are'' pale blue, Eileen!—you’re about as self-conscious as Drina—slumping there with your hair tumbling ''à la'' Mérode! Oh, it's very picturesque, of course, but a straight spine and good grooming is better.(nb..)”
(quote-book)|passage=The two animals tumbled over each other in their eagerness to get inside, and heard the door shut behind them with great joy and relief.
To perform gymnastics such as somersaults, rolls, and handsprings.
To drop rapidly.
To smoothe and polish, e.g., gemstones or pebbles, by means of a rotating tumbler.
To have intercourse.
To move or rush in a headlong or uncontrolled way.