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tumble-down (adj.)

1791, originally "habitually falling down" and used first of horses, from tumble (v.) + down (adv.); in reference to buildings, "in a dilapidated condition," from 1818.

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Definitions of tumble-down

tumble-down (adj.)
in deplorable condition;
a tumble-down shack
Synonyms: bedraggled / broken-down / derelict / dilapidated / ramshackle / tatterdemalion
From wordnet.princeton.edu