jumble definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to combine in a confused means; throw collectively negligently: jumble socks in a heap.
    • To muddle; confuse: The rapid-fire questioning jumbled the witness's thoughts.
    • to combine in a confused size; to put or put together without purchase; -- frequently accompanied by together or up.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • become blended in a confused means: dividers to help keep the data from jumbling.
    • To meet or unite in a confused way; to mix confusedly.
  • noun:
    • A confused or disordered mass: a jumble of paper scraps.
    • A disordered condition; a muddle: receipts in a jumble.
    • an assortment of not related things.
    • Things for a rummage purchase.
    • A small, slim, sugared dessert, often ring-shaped.
    • A confused mixture; a mass or collection without order.
    • A small, slim, sugared cake, often ring-shaped.
    • A confused blend, mass, or collection; a situation of condition or confusion.
    • A thin crisp dessert, made up of flour, sugar, butter, and eggs, flavored with lemon-peel or sweet almonds.
    • a confused multitude of things
    • a theory or argument consists of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
    • little flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
  • verb:
    • To mix or confuse.
    • assemble without order or good sense
    • be-all confused or jumbled collectively
    • bring into random order
  • others:
    • to combine in a confused size; placed or throw together without order: usually followed by collectively or up.
    • To stir-up; arouse.
    • to satisfy or bond confusedly or promiscuously; be confused.
    • to do something or work confusedly; stumble along; flounder.

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