Definition Of crumbling

verb

break or fall apart into small fragments, especially over a period of time as part of a process of deterioration.

the plaster started to crumble

breaking or falling apart into small fragments, especially as part of a process of deterioration.

their crumbling ancestral home

Example Of crumbling

  • a crumbling empire

  • he was trying to escape financial problems and a crumbling marriage

  • their crumbling ancestral home