jumble Definition in Cambridge British English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of "jumble" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

jumblenoun

uk   us   /ˈdʒʌm.bl̩/

jumble noun (MIXTURE)

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

jumble noun (OLD THINGS)

[U] UK things you no longer want 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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of jumble?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “jumble” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
social security

a system of payments made by the government to people who are ill, poor, or who have no job

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More