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- Definition of the noun shamble
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Definition of the noun shamble
What does shamble mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: shambles
- walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet
Definition of the verb shamble
What does shamble mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: shambled | shambling | shambles
- walk by dragging one's feet
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula there [Verb] [Theme, indefinite] [Path Preposition] [Location] There jumped a little white rabbit out of the box there [Verb] [Path Preposition] [Location, concrete] [Theme, indefinite] There jumped out of the box a little white rabbit [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] He skated Penny | Tom jumped the horse [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Adjective] Bill rolled the drawer open | He rode her seasick | He skated Penny exhausted | Tom walked the dog exhausted [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] to / into [Oblique, state] Bill rolled the drawer to an open position | He rode her to sickness | He skated Penny to exhaustion | Tom walked the dog to exhaustion [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] Tom jumped the horse over the fence [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] The horse jumped [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Location, concrete] The horse jumped the stream [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] to / into [Oblique 2, state] Claire skated her skates blades to shreds | She waltzed herself to sickness | We walked ourselves into a state of exhaustion [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Oblique 1] [Path Preposition] [Oblique 2] Tom ran the soles off his shoes [Theme - being or machine] [Verb] [Spatial Preposition] [Location] The horse jumped over the fence [Path Preposition] [Location] [Verb] [Theme] Out of the box jumped a little white rabbit
Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): amble, backpack, bolt, bounce, bound, bowl, canter, carom, cavort, charge, clamber, climb, clump, coast, crawl, creep, dart, dash, dodder, drift, file, flit, float, fly, frolic, gallop, gambol, glide, goose step, hasten, hike, hobble, hop, hurry, hurtle, inch, jog, journey, jump, leap, limp, lollop, lope, lumber, lurch, march, meander, mince, mosey, nip, pad, parade, perambulate, plod, prance, promenade, prowl, race, ramble, roam, roll, romp, rove, run, rush, sashay, saunter, scamper, scoot, scram, scramble, scud, scurry, scuttle, shuffle, sidle, skedaddle, skip, skitter, skulk, sleepwalk, slide, slink, slither, slog, slouch, sneak, somersault, speed, stagger, step, stomp, stray, streak, stride, stroll, strut, stumble, stump, swagger, sweep, swerve, swim, tack, tear, tiptoe, toddle, toil, totter, tour, traipse, tramp, travel, trek, troop, trot, trudge, trundle, vault, waddle, wade, walk, wander, weave, whiz, zigzag, zoom.
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of shamble: scuffle / shuffle
- more generic word: walk = use one's feet to advance
- more specific words: scuff / drag = walk without lifting the feet
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for shamble
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by Mark Artiges
Shamble means other EJBs in ...
shamble, to rack the limbs by striding too far. "You'll shamble yourself." Shamble-chafts, wry mouth, distorted chaps. — Jam. Shame.
The English dialect dictionary, being the complete vocabulary of all dialect words still in use, or known to have been in use during the last two hundred years (1961)
by Joseph Wright
In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorized by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or the Titles of the Works in which They Occur, and Derived from Their Originals by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.), John Longmuir
To SHAMBLE, v. n. 1.
by Abraham Rees
SHAMBLE, or SHAMMEL, in Mining, a term used to express a sort of nich, or landing place, left at certain distances in the adits of mines, and formed by a stage of boards. The method of digging the tin-mines in Devonshire, and some parts of ...
Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley
Shamble. In pl., the legs. Whence Shake your shambles. Begone ! As verb, to walk awkwardly. Shamble-legged, shuffling. Shambrogue. The shamrock : also shamroot (1613).
by John Jamieson
To SHAMBLE, v. n. 1. To rack the limbs by striding, Ang. 2. To make a wry mouth, S. Shamble chnfts, wry mouth, S. B. Forb. SHAMLOCK, s. A cow that has not calved for two years, W. Loth. Gael. simlach, id. SHAMS, s.pl. Legs. Fr. jambes, id.
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Usage statistics about shamble
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb shamble:
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Zombies shamble through an escort of DOZD.
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Video shows what shamble means. To walk while shuffling or dragging the feet.. Shamble Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
Quotes about shamble
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Scrabble value of S1H4A1M3B3L1E1
The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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