jumble


1jum·ble

verb \ˈjəm-bəl\

: to cause (things) to be mixed together in a way that is not neat or orderly

jum·bledjum·bling \-b(ə-)liŋ\

Full Definition of JUMBLE

intransitive verb
:  to move in a confused or disordered manner
transitive verb
:  to mix into a confused or disordered mass —often used with up

Examples of JUMBLE

  1. <the contest editor has jumbled the letters of some common words>

Origin of JUMBLE

perhaps imitative
First Known Use: circa 1529

2jumble

noun

Definition of JUMBLE

1
a :  a mass of things mingled together without order or plan :  hodgepodge
b :  a state of confusion
2
British :  articles for a rummage sale

First Known Use of JUMBLE

1657

3jumble

noun

Definition of JUMBLE

:  a small thin usually ring-shaped sugared cookie or cake

Origin of JUMBLE

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1615

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