concrete jungle

noun

Definition of concrete jungle

informal
:a modern city or part of a city regarded as an unpleasant place filled with large, ugly buildings
  • I finally got out of the concrete jungle and moved to the country.

Word by Word Definitions

concrete play
  1. : naming a real thing or class of things

  2. : formed by coalition of particles into one solid mass

  3. : characterized by or belonging to immediate experience of actual things or events

  1. : to form into a solid mass : solidify

  2. : combine, blend

  3. : to make actual or real : cause to take on the qualities of reality

  1. : a mass formed by concretion or coalescence of separate particles of matter in one body

  2. : a hard strong building material made by mixing a cementing material (such as portland cement) and a mineral aggregate (such as sand and gravel) with sufficient water to cause the cement to set and bind the entire mass

  3. : a waxy essence of flowers prepared by extraction and evaporation and used in perfumery

jungle play
  1. : an impenetrable thicket or tangled mass of tropical vegetation

  2. : a tract overgrown with thickets or masses of vegetation

  3. : a confused or disordered mass of objects : jumble


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