jumble

[dʒ_ˈʌ_m_b_əl], [d͡ʒˈʌmbə͡l], [d‍ʒˈʌmbə‍l]

Definitions of jumble:

  1.   To mix or unite confusedly. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   A confused mixture. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3.   To be mixed together confusedly: to be agitated. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   To mix confusedly. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5.   A confused mixture; a collection without order. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   To mix in a confused mass. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   A confused mass; mixture, or collection; disorder; a kind of thin cake. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8.   A confused mixture; kind of cake. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9.   Confused mixture; a cake of mixed ingredients. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10.   To mix in a confused mass; to put together without order. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11.   To meet, mix, or unite in a confused manner. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12.   To mix confusedly: to throw together without order. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

Quotes for jumble:

  1. The flower is a jumble of thighs, the sun's harem- the most oriental thing imaginable. – Malcolm De Chazal
  2. Jealousy- that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion. – Emile M. Cioran
  3. The Jumble Shop would be one place where we'd sometimes accumulate down in the Village. I think it might be just a place that's unknown that was right around the corner from wherever it was that we met. – Lee Krasner
  4. It was a good place for getting lost in, a city no one ever knew, a city explored from the neutral heart outward, until after many years, it defined itself into a jumble of clearings separated by stretches of the unknown, through which the narrowest of paths had been cut. – V. S. Naipaul
  5. Now whatever the origin of this apparently meaningless jumble of ideas may have been, it is really a perfect and very slightly allegorical expression of the actual present views we hold today. – Frederick Soddy

Usage examples for jumble:

  1. And he left it hanging there on that old nail," was Steve's explanation of the strange jumble of sounds Toby was giving forth. ” – The Strange Cabin on Catamount Island by Lawrence J. Leslie
  2. Just beyond this place a jumble of huge, jagged rocks lay scattered, rising to the mountains behind them. ” – The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  3. She went to sleep that evening, and she woke the next morning with a strange jumble of feelings in her mind, and a strange confusion of questions waiting to be answered. ” – Rosy by Mrs. Molesworth
  4. Out of the jumble of disconnected sentences Sheila was able to gather two things of importance- perhaps three. ” – The Trail to Yesterday by Charles Alden Seltzer
  5. That night, long after " Lights- out" had rung, when Patty's mind was becoming an agreeable jumble of sphinxes and pyramids and English officers, she was suddenly startled wide awake by feeling two hands rise from the darkness and clutch her shoulders on the right and left. ” – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  6. In her mind he touched the jumble of wandering images as well. ” – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  7. With quick intuition, Miss Wayne listened to this amazing jumble then gently slid Peace back onto her couch as she said with abrupt decision, I must see Essie. ” – Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown
  8. He was the most astonished baker in the South Seas as he saw who lay there in the jumble of beef and biscuit, and for a moment was too stupefied to let out a word. ” – Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne
  9. The swift rush of events was still a jumble – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn
  10. Over all the jumble of old and new, modern and ancient, the setting sun floods the medley of colour and language and dress and Christian and pagan. ” – The High Calling by Charles M. Sheldon

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