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Spanish translation of 'rumble'

Word Frequency

rumble 1

[ˈrʌmbl ]
[of traffic etc] ruido m sordoretumbo mrumor m
[of thunder etc] estruendo m
[of tank, heavy vehicle] estruendo m
rumbles of discontent murmullos mpl de descontento
intransitive verb
[thunder] retumbar
[guns] hacer un ruido sordo
[stomach] sonarhacer ruidos
the train rumbled past el tren pasó con estruendo
phrasal verbs
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rumble 2

(informal) [ˈrʌmbl ]
transitive verb (British)
we’ve been rumbled nos han calado or pillado
I soon rumbled what was going on pronto me olí lo que estaban haciendo

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Example Sentences Including 'rumble'

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It was a rumbling noise that continued for about ten seconds.
Eaton, John P & Haas, Charles A Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)
The sky in the king's fresco was a clearer blue than the one towards which our bus rumbled across the deserted plain.
Charles Glass The Tribes Triumphant (2006)
I particularly enjoyed the distant gunfire rumble it makes on the overrun.
Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The noise was heard 200 miles away as a deep rumble.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We could hear our stomachs rumbling in class.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He spoke with wrath rumbling low in his voice.
Kathleen E. Woodiwiss THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
Do you hear that rumbling sound?
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
After half an hour we stopped on a rocky outcrop and listened to the distant territorial rumble of a lion.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The auditorium fills with rumbling noise and operatic music.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
There was another huge rumbling, deep and guttural.
Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Yet again, rumbling thunder provides the soundtrack.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
There may be some hunger and rumbles from your stomach and intestines.
Turner, Roger Newman The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)
A forest of party flags and posters hung over Ankara as campaign buses rumbled about broadcasting music and speeches.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Above his bed, traffic rumbled all night.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
And the deep rumbling sound from the high exhaust is music to my ears.
The Sun (2006)
But there were also many rumbles of discontent.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
By the time police rumbled the solicitor, just 224 remained of his money.
The Sun (2008)
Police had received a number of calls reporting a big bright flash and a rumbling sound in the sky.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Tanks rumble along the dusty road and helicopter gunships hover.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is another rumble of discontent but no more than that.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
When he was rumbled by police, he fled and stayed on the run in hotels for three nights before he was finally caught.
The Sun (2010)
You put your ear to the ground and there is not much of a rumbling to be heard.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Then with a low rumble, she gets back to that bone.
Christianity Today (2000)

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'rumble' in Other Languages

British English: rumble NOUN
A rumble is a low continuous noise.
The silence of the night was punctuated by the distant rumble of traffic.
  • American English: rumble
  • Brazilian Portuguese: estrondo
  • Chinese: 隆隆声
  • European Spanish: ruido de fondo
  • French: grondement
  • German: Rumpeln
  • Italian: rombo
  • Japanese: ゴロゴロという音
  • Korean: 우르릉거리는 소리
  • European Portuguese: estrondo
  • Spanish: ruido de fondo
British English: rumble VERB
If a vehicle rumbles somewhere, it moves slowly forward while making a low continuous noise.
A bus rumbled along the road at the top of the path.
  • American English: rumble
  • Brazilian Portuguese: ressoar
  • Chinese: 隆隆地跑过
  • European Spanish: retumbar
  • French: gronder
  • German: rumpeln
  • Italian: rombare
  • Japanese: ゴロゴロという音を立てながら進む
  • Korean: 덜컹거리는 소리를 내다
  • European Portuguese: ressoar
  • Spanish: retumbar


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