jungle gym

noun

Definition of jungle gym

: a structure of vertical and horizontal bars for use by children at play

Examples of jungle gym in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The design includes 14 regular classrooms and two specialty classrooms, an indoor playground, jungle gym, social hall, a children’s library and a library for adults, which will double over as a synagogue. Sergio Carmona, sun-sentinel.com, 3 Dec. 2021 The camp welcomed dozens of children between the ages of 6 and 16, encouraging them to climb up a two-story jungle gym, splash about a model of the local Truckee River and explore the galaxy through an exhibit developed in collaboration with NASA. NBC News, 18 Sep. 2021 The dusty, discolored jungle gym at a run-down park across from her house is a daily reminder. Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep. 2021 The jungle gym of logs and the mesh surrounding it are perfect for Nova and Luna, who will spend most of their time climbing, Bjerklie said. Dallas News, 12 Sep. 2021 Residents were picking up food under a white event-style tent, children climbed on a jungle gym and families lounged in the shade. New York Times, 12 Aug. 2021 Adding climbing holds to your kid’s jungle gym can help develop balance, agility, motor skills, and a love for climbing. Ebony Roberts, Outside Online, 21 June 2021 Kids will like the jungle gym, trout pond, basketball and volleyball courts and the buffalo viewing area behind the country store. Shanti Lerner, The Arizona Republic, 29 Apr. 2021 Remember that jungle gym for the kids to play on in the backyard? cleveland, 2 May 2021

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First Known Use of jungle gym

1923, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jungle gym

from Junglegym, a trademark

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The first known use of jungle gym was in 1923

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Last Updated

20 Dec 2021

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“Jungle gym.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jungle%20gym. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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More Definitions for jungle gym

jungle gym

noun

English Language Learners Definition of jungle gym

: a structure of metal bars for children to climb on

jungle gym

noun

Kids Definition of jungle gym

: a structure of bars for children to climb on

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