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Meaning of JUMBLE

Pronunciation:  'jumbul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
  2. [n]  small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
  3. [n]  a confused multitude of things
  4. [v]  assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence"
  5. [v]  bring into random order
  6. [v]  be all mixed up or jumbled together; "His words jumbled"
 

JUMBLE is a 6 letter word that starts with J.

 

 Synonyms: clutter, confuse, hodgepodge, jumbal, mare's nest, mingle, mix up, muddle, patchwork, scramble, smother, throw together, welter
 
 See Also: addle, assemble, be, cake, disarray, disorder, disorder, disorderliness, muddle, piece, puddle, put together, rummage, set up, tack, tack together, theory, tumble

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Jum"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jumbled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Jumbling}.] [Prob. fr. jump, i. e., to make to jump, or
    shake.]
    To mix in a confused mass; to put or throw together without
    order; -- often followed by together or up.
    
          Why dost thou blend and jumble such inconsistencies
          together?                                -- Burton.
    
          Every clime and age Jumbled together.    -- Tennyson.
    
    
  2. \Jum"ble\, v. i.
    To meet or unite in a confused way; to mix confusedly.
    --Swift.
    
    
  3. \Jum"ble\, n.
    1. A confused mixture; a mass or collection without order;
       as, a jumble of words.
    
    2. A small, thin, sugared cake, usually ring-shaped.
    
    
 
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