Definition of tumblehome in English:

tumblehome

noun

  • [mass noun] The inward slope of the upper part of a boat's sides:

    [mass noun] ‘I prefer plenty of tumblehome, too, for strength’
    [count noun] ‘many Chinese craft have a considerable tumblehome’
    • ‘The tumblehome bow of the traditional Cape Cod Catboat was replaced by a plumb bow.’
    • ‘With fine entries and tumblehome sterns, the boat may look like a canoe when viewed from a distance, but any similarities end there.’

Pronunciation

tumblehome

/ˈtʌmb(ə)lhəʊm/