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Wordnet 3.0


1. in deplorable condition;
- Example: "a street of bedraggled tenements"
- Example: "a broken-down fence"
- Example: "a ramshackle old pier"
- Example: "a tumble-down shack"
[syn: bedraggled, broken-down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, tatterdemalion, tumble-down]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tumble-down \Tum"ble-down`\, a. Ready to fall; dilapidated; ruinous; as, a tumble-down house. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tumble-down adj 1: in deplorable condition; "a street of bedraggled tenements"; "a broken-down fence"; "a ramshackle old pier"; "a tumble-down shack" [syn: bedraggled, broken- down, derelict, dilapidated, ramshackle, tatterdemalion, tumble-down]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

56 Moby Thesaurus words for "tumbledown": battered, beat-up, beaten up, broken-down, collapsing, crumbling, deciduous, declining, declivitous, decrepit, decurrent, derelict, descendant, descending, dilapidated, disintegrating, doddering, down, down-reaching, downcoming, downfalling, downgoing, downhill, downsinking, downward, drooping, dropping, falling, groggy, in ruins, on the descendant, on the downgrade, plummeting, plunging, ramshackle, ricketish, rickety, rocky, ruined, ruinous, run-down, sagging, setting, shaky, sinking, slummy, spidery, spindly, submerging, subsiding, teetering, teetery, tottering, tottery, unsteady, wobbly