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jum·ble

jumble

 
 
pronunciation:
juhm bl
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: jumbles, jumbling, jumbled
definition 1: to put or throw together in a confused pile.
She jumbled her clothes in the suitcase and forced it shut.
synonyms:
scramble
similar words:
heap, litter, muss, tangle, toss
definition 2: to mix up; confuse.
He jumbled the directions so badly that he got lost.
synonyms:
mess, mix, muddle, tangle
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a mess; a pile that is not tidy.
The dirty laundry is in a jumble on the floor.
synonyms:
clutter, confusion, hash, mess, muddle, tangle, tumble
similar words:
chaos, heap, litter
definition 2: a state of confusion.
My mind was in a jumble after trying to learn so many facts.
synonyms:
confusion, hash, mess, muddle, tangle, tumble
similar words:
chaos, fog