Definition of jumble in English:


Line breaks: jum¦ble
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒʌmb(ə)l



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  • Mix up in a confused or untidy way: a drawer full of letters jumbled together
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    • But all of it is jumbled together in a way that at the end the reader is left empty, if amused.
    • He noticed his sword was leaning on a guardrail instead of being jumbled together with all the rest.
    • I'm still mad, and angry, and I'm jumbling things up, but I don't care.
    mix up, muddle up, disarrange, disorganize, disorder, confuse, put in disarray, throw into chaos, make a shambles of; shuffle


early 16th century: probably symbolic.

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