topple off

(redirected from topple from)

topple off (of) something

 and topple from something
to fall off the top of something very tall. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) Careful there! You might topple off of that wall. I didn't get too close to the edge, because I was afraid of toppling off. She toppled off the wall. The vase toppled from its shelf in the quake.
See also: off, topple
References in classic literature ?
Gahan, horrified, saw the latter's head topple from its body, saw the body stagger and fall to the ground.
As of Tuesday, it was still unclear what caused the two slabs - part of a wall running along a creek channel that partly empties into the Santa Clara River - to topple from the foundation, Bonfilio said.