Jumble meaning

jŭmbəl
Jumble is defined as to confuse something or to mix something up.

An example of jumble is to mix up a bunch of letter tiles before the start of a Scrabble game.

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The definition of a jumble is a mixed combination of items, or a type of thin, ring shaped, sugared cookie.

An example of a jumble is a mix of small toys in the middle of a playroom floor.

An example of a jumble is a circular cookie with lots of sugar.

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To mix in a confused way; throw together carelessly.

Jumble socks in a heap.

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A confused or disordered mass.

A jumble of paper scraps.

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A disordered state; a muddle.

Receipts in a jumble.

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A kind of thin, sugared cookie shaped like a ring.
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To mix in a confused, disorderly heap.
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To confuse mentally.
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To be jumbled.
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A confused mixture or heap.
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A muddle.
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(intransitive) To meet or unite in a confused way.
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A mixture of unrelated things.
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(UK) Items for a rummage sale.
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(archaic) A small, thin, sugared cake, usually ring-shaped.
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To muddle; confuse.

The rapid-fire questioning jumbled the witness's thoughts.

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To be mixed in a confused way.

Dividers to keep the files from jumbling.

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Origin of jumble

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition