jumble Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “jumble” - English Dictionary

"jumble" in American English

See all translations

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)

"jumble" in British English

See all translations


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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of jumble?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


peaceful, quiet, and without worry

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

climate justice noun
climate justice noun
October 12, 2015
the holding to account of those responsible for climate change and reparation for those most affected by it I just finished reading the pope’s message to the world on climate justice.I feel energized and have joined a group of people at my church, St. Joseph University Parish, who feel the same.

Read More