EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RUMBLING
In the next room the voices of the four were a steady, rumbling murmur.
The thunder was not loud, but it kept up a continuous muttering and rumbling.
The train was rumbling slowly along, the night darkening down.
All one spring-time their love thus filled Goujet with the rumbling of a storm.
Rumbling in his ears was the sound of the blast that had overwhelmed him.
"Hit haint nothin' et all, Smiles," Big Jerry was rumbling forth.
There was a rumbling of guns a long way to north of us, and that was all.
Polter ripped out a startled, rumbling curse and sat upright.
Far off in the drumming downpour of the rain there was a rumbling sound.
He swung along rapidly, rumbling the low call in his throat.
late 14c., "make a deep, heavy, continuous sound," also "move with a rolling, thundering sound," also "create disorder and confusion," probably related to Middle Dutch rommelen "to rumble," Middle High German rummeln, Old Norse rymja "to shout, roar," all of imitative origin. Related: Rumbled; rumbling.