jumble Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “jumble” in the English Dictionary

"jumble" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈdʒʌm.bl̩/

jumble noun (MIXTURE)

[S] an ​untidy and ​confusedmixture of things, ​feelings, or ​ideas: He ​rummaged through the jumble ofpapers on his ​desk. a jumble of ​thoughts/​ideas

jumble noun (OLD THINGS)

[U] UK things you no ​longerwant that are ​sold at a jumble ​sale

jumbleverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈdʒʌm.bl̩/
to ​mix things together ​untidily: Her ​clothes were all jumbled up/together in the ​suitcase.
(Definition of jumble from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"jumble" in American English

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jumblenoun [U]

 us   /ˈdʒʌm·bəl/
a ​confusedmixture or ​mass of things: a jumble of ​papers on the ​desk
verb [T]  us   /ˈdʒʌm·bəl/
The ​events of the last few ​weeks are all jumbled up in my ​mind.
(Definition of jumble from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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