"We"re going to play elephants and circuses," - said a little boy at kindergarten, "Do you want to join in?"
"I"d love to," - replied the teacher. "What do you want me to do?"
"You can be the lady that feeds us peanuts!"
—v. (-ling) 1 make a continuous deep resonant sound as of distant thunder.
- (foll. By along, by, past, etc.) (esp. Of a vehicle) move with a rumbling noise.
- (often absol.) Slang find out the esp. Discreditable truth about. —n. Rumbling sound. [probably dutch rommelen]
(us rumor) —n. (often foll. By of or that) general talk, assertion, or hearsay of doubtful accuracy (heard a rumour that you are leaving). —v. (usu. In passive) report by way of rumour (it is rumoured that you are leaving).
v. (-ling) crease, ruffle. [dutch rompelen]
n. Colloq. Disturbance, brawl, row, or uproar. [origin unknown]
n. - brook.
- gutter. [old english]
n. - person, horse, etc. That runs, esp. In a race.
- creeping rooting plant-stem.
- rod, groove, roller, or blade on which a thing, e.g. A sledge, slides.
- sliding ring on a rod etc.
- (in full runner bean) twining bean plant with long flat green edible seed pods.
- long narrow ornamental cloth or rug. do a runner slang leave hastily; flee.
n. Additional election, race, etc., after a tie.
n. Dismissal of a batsman by being run out.
n. Specially prepared surface for aircraft taking off and landing.
n. Chief monetary unit of indonesia. [related to *rupee]