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Definition of Jumble


  1. To mix in a confused mass; to put or throw together without order; -- often followed by together or up.
  2. To meet or unite in a confused way; to mix confusedly.
  3. A confused mixture; a mass or collection without order; as, a jumble of words.
  4. A small, thin, sugared cake, usually ring-shaped.

Jumble Quotations

The flower is a jumble of thighs, the sun's harem - the most oriental thing imaginable.
Malcolm de Chazal

Now whatever the origin of this apparently meaningless jumble of ideas may have been, it is really a perfect and very slightly allegorical expression of the actual present views we hold today.
Frederick Soddy

Jealousy - that jumble of secret worship and ostensible aversion.
Emile M. Cioran

I have two curiosity cabinets at home filled with finds from jumble sales, markets and my travels. My favourite piece is a voodoo mask from just outside Cape Town.
Erin O'Connor

I love the ambiguous kind of endings. I think, oftentimes, that's what life really is - there's no concrete path for you to take. It's always kind of a jumble of variables. Behind this door could be a beautiful woman, and behind the same door could be a tiger, you know? You don't know.
Joe Carnahan
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Jumble Translations

jumble in German is Durcheinander
jumble in Norwegian is virvar
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