AskDefine | Define trundle

Dictionary Definition



1 a low bed to be slid under a higher bed [syn: trundle bed, truckle bed, truckle]
2 small wheel or roller v : move heavily; "the streetcar trundled down the avenue"

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. A low bed on wheels that can be rolled underneath another bed.
  2. A small wheel or roller.
  3. The process of doing a turd (c.f. a liquid trundle).
    My mate went to the toilet to take a trundle.


  1. To wheel or roll, especially by pushing.
    Every morning, the vendors trundle their carts out into the market.
  2. To (cause to) roll slowly and heavily on wheels.
  3. Move heavily (on wheels).


to wheel or roll
  • Norwegian: trille
to (cause to) roll slowly and heavily on wheels
move heavily (on wheels)
  • Norwegian: skrangle


  • "trundle." WordNet® 3.0. Princeton University. 15 Jun. 2007.
  • "trundle." Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary. K Dictionaries Ltd. 15 Jun. 2007.

Extensive Definition

Trundle is the name of several unrelated things.




  • Trundle bed, a bed that is stored under another bed
  • Trundle wheel, a measuring device based on the circumference of a wheel

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