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A roaming party, where the sole intention is to roam, whilst partying. Thus giving the effect of a bush party that moves, i.e. a tumbleweed.
Screw the bush party, let's tumbleweed.
by LloydBen August 29, 2007
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Derived from the awkward silence before a cowboy shooting showdown. Now used when there's an awkward silence. A Tumble of weed.
-awkward silence-
andre: tumble weed
by lauren09 April 20, 2009
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Dusty aggregation of plant matter rolled along the ground by the desert wind. A cliche of Western movies, emphasising silence or stillness, e.g. as the hero rides into an apparently deserted frontier town. Often used in connection with the death of a conversation after one participant unwittingly reveals that they are a moron. See also tumbleweed moment.
"But then Katie made a singularly unfunny cancer joke..."
"Ah. Tumbleweed?"
"Yeah."
by shoggoth August 10, 2003
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Something to say during an uncomfortable silence or awkward pause in conversation. the conversation is so dead that a tumbleweed could be blowing through the people you are hanging out with like a desert.
*Silence* "Tumbleweed..." *Laughter*
by Xylar13 May 25, 2004
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what you say if someone starts a conv, or says something that no-one finds a) funny, b) like a pivotal moment in the conv, and c) is of any interest.

usually involves a silence followed by merry saying tumbleweed
silence...tumbleweed.


what a shit example...
by ellie wade July 10, 2008
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