jungled

adjective
jun·​gled | \ ˈjəŋ-gəld How to pronounce jungled (audio) \

Definition of jungled

: abounding in jungle a jungled island

Examples of jungled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "A Puerto Rican Fishing Road Trip for Silver Kings, Bigmouths, Mullet, and More," 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, "For this village in India, sustainability is rooted in tradition," 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, "Underage fighters drawn into Indonesian separatist conflict," 24 June 2019 Because cold weather always comes in the company of far-flung frames, model Constance Jablonski shared a bit of beach-y blonde all the way from Jordan's Dead Sea, while Melodie Monrose's bikini body was right at home on a jungled river raft. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "The Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Kylie Jenner Takes Leopard to Lid-Level (and More!)," 18 Nov. 2018 His village was small, nestled in the jungled mountains south of the capital. Francisco Cantú, GQ, "Confessions of a Former Border Patrol Agent," 30 Jan. 2018 A plaid quilt of rice paddies is squeezed between the water and jungled mountains. Doug Clark, New York Times, "In Myanmar, a Lake That Sustained Generations Feels Strains," 28 May 2017

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First Known Use of jungled

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Jungled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jungled. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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