[dʒ_ˈʌ_m_b_əl], [d͡ʒˈʌmbə͡l], [d‍ʒˈʌmbə‍l]

Definitions of jumble:

  1.   be all mixed up or jumbled together; " His words jumbled"
  2.   small flat ring- shaped cake or cookie
  3.   A confused mixture; kind of cake.
  4.   To mix in a confused mass; to put together without order.
  5.   Confused mixture; a cake of mixed ingredients.
  6.   To meet, mix, or unite in a confused manner.
  7.   To mix confusedly.
  8.   A small, thin, sugared cake, usually ring- shaped.
  9.   To meet or unite in a confused way; to mix confusedly.
  10.   To mix in a confused mass; to put or throw together without order; - often followed by together or up.
  11.   A confused mixture.
  12.   To be mixed together confusedly: to be agitated.
  13.   A confused mass; mixture, or collection; disorder; a kind of thin cake.
  14.   To mix confusedly: to throw together without order.
  15.   assemble without order or sense; " She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence"
  16.   a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
  17.   A confused mixture; a mass or collection without order; as, a jumble of words.
  18.   a confused multitude of things
  19.   A confused mixture; a collection without order.
  20.   bring into random order
  21.   To mix in a confused mass.
  22.   A thin sweet cake.
  23.   To mix or unite confusedly.

Antonyms for jumble:

compartmentalize, decode, codify, decrypt, assort, pick up, relegate, group, plan, neaten, break down, categorize, collection, system, Redd, adjust, place, assemblage, orderliness, array, pattern, method, decipher, library, distinguish, order, dispose, distribute, sort, classify.

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. In her mind he touched the jumble of wandering images as well. ” – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  2. But of all the men who had been presented to her, danced with her, paid court to her, of all the women whom she had met, favoured, or in clash of glances subtly defied, she retained but a bright jumble of unassorted names and faces. ” – Barbara Ladd by Charles G. D. Roberts
  3. 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
  4. What I read was only the most hopeless jumble of letters that was ever shaken up in a hat. ” – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James
  5. Every one who has listened at a telephone has heard a jumble of noises more or less pronounced, which is the effect of the working of other wires in proximity to those of the telephone. ” – Electricity and Magnetism Nature's Miracles, Vol. III. by Elisha Gray
  6. She heard a jumble of noises in her head and felt a tightening at the throat. ” –  by
  7. Then an outline slowly defined itself among a jumble of rocks; head, sloping back, two points for ears. ” – The Ranch at the Wolverine by B. M. Bower
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. “ Dick Bruce finished his great novel, and though it was not quite the jumble about vegetables and babies he had prophesied, it was considered the most original book of the year, and brought him instantaneous recognition and fame. ” – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  11. “ I know all this will sound ridiculous, especially that quotation from Kubla Khan coming after the close of the preceding sentence; but it is only so much the more like the jumble of thoughts that made a chaos of my mind as I went home. ” – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  12. Finally, in this panoramic jumble of wild occurrences, the memory of which I should carry to the grave, I recalled that noble, complex, misguided emblem of our species, the Victor of Rodova, the clear- sighted, subtle yet great- hearted hero of an epoch in the destiny of nations; the father of his people, whom his children had slain even while the hand of death was already upon him. ” –  by
  13. He had certain ideas of his own on the matter, which were not confused by the jogtrot of the light cart, which did give a final jumble to poor Daddy Darwin's faculties. ” – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Here everybody laughed, and Prudy, suddenly remembering her part, sighed, and said,- " O, my darlin' husband used to like jumble pie! ” – Little Prudy's Sister Susy by Sophie May
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. The swift rush of events was still a jumble – A Man to His Mate by J. Allan Dunn

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