jun·​gled ˈjəŋ-gəld How to pronounce jungled (audio)
: abounding in jungle
a jungled island

Examples of jungled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In front of us, the lake fanned out like a giant mirror, speckled with a handful of jungled islets and backdropped by a horizon of mountains in the hazy blue distance. Chris Schalkx, Condé Nast Traveler, 23 Feb. 2023 Four Season Resort Bali at Sayan—a lush, jungled, five-star property in the Sayan Valley frequented by celebrities and rivaled by none—offers a Life Talks and Meditation series that is at the core of its wellness program. Alex Erdekian, Condé Nast Traveler, 30 Jan. 2023 When his nearly empty commercial flight from Singapore to Tokyo is struck by lightning, Torrance emergency lands on a secluded, densely jungled island in the Philippines. A.a. Dowd, Chron, 11 Jan. 2023 Views stretch from the scenic waters of Bahia de Banderas to the jungled mountains and beyond. Dana Givens, Robb Report, 3 Nov. 2022 My villa is one of just 16, all roughly similar in layout and size, dotting the jungled hillside the resort is perched on. Chris Schalkx, Vogue, 21 June 2022 Now two-foot-tall statues of the saints, nestled in an ancient tree at the end of a jungled foot trail, gaze over a wild Puerto Rican river. T. Edward Nickens, Field & Stream, 27 May 2020 Robin Naiding, the mild-mannered gaonbura, or headman, of Baga Dima, a village in the jungled hills northeastern India, isn’t sure why much of humanity enjoys imbibing drinks through a small plastic tube. National Geographic, 22 Jan. 2020 Attempts to break up that jungled fortress with the construction of a trans-Papua highway have become a new flashpoint in the conflict. Washington Post, 24 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jungled was in 1842

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“Jungled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jungled. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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