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jungle fever

Syllabification: jun·gle fe·ver

Definition of jungle fever in English:

noun

A severe form of malaria.
Example sentences
  • There is no denying The Beastmaster's broad appeal; there is something in this epic, slightly corny story of love, revenge, destiny, and jungle fever to satisfy everyone.
  • Beyond mere molestation, however, looms the graver threat of jungle fever.
  • Some innovative makeup effects and a dose of bodacious jungle fever don't hurt either.

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