ajum·​ble | \ ə-ˈjəm-bəl How to pronounce ajumble (audio) \

Definition of ajumble

: in a jumbled or disordered state My mind is filled with other thoughts and all ajumble.— Eddy L. Harris, Mississippi Solo, 1988 Both the window’s broad lip and a steel cart alongside were ajumble with bowls, trays and cups.— James Sallis, Eye of the Cricket, 1997

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First Known Use of ajumble

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ajumble

a- entry 1 + jumble entry 1

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“Ajumble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ajumble. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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