jumble (verb, noun) past tense: jumbled LISTEN
Jumble means ‘to throw together without order.”
- Heather's son jumbled all his dirty clothes together on the floor.
A jumble is a confused pile or mass.
- We'll never sort out this jumble of wires.
A jumble is also a state of confusion.
- The morning after the party, Todd's mind was in a jumble.
Did you know?
A jumble is a word puzzle that usually contains 4 or 5 words with the letters in the wrong order. Your job is to unjumble them. For example, when you unjumble RDOW it becomes WORD.
In pop culture
A jumble sale (UK) is a sale of used items such as clothing, toys, books, etc. Watch this children’s program as Mr. Perkins organizes items for a jumble sale.
There are other meanings of jumble.