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Definition 1: pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for tumbler in the sense of this definition

(tumbler is a kind of ...) domesticated pigeon raised for sport or food

Definition 2: a glass with a flat bottom but no handle or stem; originally had a round bottom - [noun denoting artifact]

(tumbler is a kind of ...) a container made of glass for holding liquids while drinking

Definition 3: a movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown - [noun denoting artifact]

(tumbler is a kind of ...) any structure that makes progress difficult

(... is a kind of tumbler ) a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock

(... is a kind of tumbler ) cylindrical tumblers consisting of two parts that are held in place by springs; when they are aligned with a key the bolt can be thrown

(... is part of tumbler) a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed

Definition 4: a gymnast who performs rolls and somersaults and twists etc. - [noun denoting person]

(tumbler is a kind of ...) an athlete who is skilled in gymnastics

(... is a kind of tumbler ) a tumbler who is a member of a turnverein

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