jungle gym


Definition of jungle gym 

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

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The Play Factory Recently re-opened under new management, this Desert Ridge Marketplace spot has a rock wall, jungle gym and bounce houses. Wendy Killeen, azcentral, "Indoor playgrounds, trampoline parks and places in Phoenix kids can play and stay cool," 24 May 2018 Described as a family entertainment business, Funtopia plans to offer youngsters in Arlington Heights a climbing wall, as well as rope courses, cave exploration, tunnels, slides and a large jungle gym, officials said. Karen Ann Cullotta, chicagotribune.com, "New amusement center approved for Arlington Downs redevelopment project in Arlington Heights," 22 May 2018 Bryan Alvarado-Esquivel was sitting on the jungle gym with friends when a man with a gun appeared, police said. Washington Post, "Teen killed for his watch and Gucci belt, police said," 9 July 2018 At the museum At the Children's Museum of La Crosse, your kids can climb on the Luckey Climber, which is part jungle gym and part work of art. Amy Schwabe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Take a family road trip this summer to check out these 7 Wisconsin children's museums," 19 June 2018 Free for 2 and under Attractions include the Rip Tide body slide, the Typhoon tube slide, a beach area with jungle gym and interactive water play, diving boards, a concessions stand and picnic area. Annie Alleman, chicagotribune.com, "Your guide to Chicago-area water parks," 10 May 2018 For youngsters, there’s a full kids’ park, with a rock wall, a jungle gym and inflatables. Chris Kaltenbach, baltimoresun.com, "A guide to visiting all of Maryland's minor league ballparks," 10 July 2018 Expect sauerkraut mountains, salami jungle gyms, and a lifetime’s worth of peppers. J.s. Marcus, WSJ, "The Best of Budapest: A Guide for Strategic Travelers," 27 June 2018 This 8,000 square foot inflatable water obstacle course and playground includes a catapult, climbing wall, trampoline, jungle gym, balance beam, bouncing dome, cyclone wheel and freefall wall with a slide. Rod Stafford Hagwood, Sun-Sentinel.com, "9 hot South Florida events in July," 25 June 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of jungle gym

: a structure of metal bars for children to climb on

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Kids Definition of jungle gym

: a structure of bars for children to climb on

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