Meaning of crumbling in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkrʌmblɪŋ/

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  • 1Breaking or falling apart into small fragments, especially as part of a process of deterioration.

    • ‘their crumbling ancestral home’
    1. 1.1(of something abstract) disintegrating gradually over a period of time.
      ‘a crumbling empire’
      • ‘he was trying to escape financial problems and a crumbling marriage’