imperfect & past participle Jumbled; present participle & verbal noun Jumbling.; Prob. from jump, interjection (English), to make to jump, or shake.
To mix in a confused mass; to put or throw together without order; -- often followed by together or up. Why dost thou blend and jumble such inconsistencies together Burton. Every clime and age Jumbled together. Tennyson.
To meet or unite in a confused way; to mix confusedly. Swift.
1. A confused mixture; a mass or collection without order; as, a jumble of words.2. A small, thin, sugared cake, usually ring-shaped.
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See also :hodgepodge
jumble (uncountable) A mixture of unrelated things. (UK) Items for a rummage sale. (archaic) A small, thin, sugared cake, usually ring-shaped.
jumble (third-person singular simple present jumbles, present participle jumbling, simple past and past participle jumbled) (transitive) to mix or confuse Burton Why dost thou blend and jumble such inconsistencies together? Tennyson Every clime and age jumbled together. (intransitive) to meet or unite in a confused way
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