- n. 不倒翁（玩具）；杂技演员；翻筋斗者；一杯的容量；滚筒；平底玻璃杯
- tumbler (n.)
- mid-14c., "acrobat," agent noun from tumble (v.). Compare Old English tumbere "tumbler, dancer." A fem. form was tumblester (early 15c.), tumbester (late 14c.) "female acrobatic dancer." Meaning "drinking glass" is recorded from 1660s, originally a glass with a rounded or pointed bottom which would cause it to "tumble;" thus it could not be set down until it was empty. As a part of a lock mechanism, from 1670s.
- 1. Add a few drops to half a tumbler of water.
- 2. He took a tumbler from a cupboard.
- 3. The tumbler is not half full.
- 4. He drank from a tumbler.
- 5. He drank a tumbler of brandy.
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