"tumble" Definition

  1. to comprehend or understand. A coster was asked what he thought of _Macbeth_, and he replied, “The witches and the fighting was all very well, but the other moves I couldn’t TUMBLE to exactly; few on us can TUMBLE to the jaw-breakers; they licks us, they do.”

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Position in the dictionary: 3791 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: tumble to pieces, tune the old cow died of, tuns, turf, turkey merchants, turn it up, turn up, turn-out, turn-over, turned over
Previous words in the dictionary: tufts, tuft-hunter, tuck, tubs, tub-thumping, tub, try it on, trunks, trump, trull

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