jungle definition

  • noun:
    • Land densely overgrown with exotic plant life.
    • A dense thicket or growth.
    • A dense, confused size; a jumble.
    • Something comprised of many overwhelmed elements; a bewildering complex or maze: sorting through forest of laws.
    • somewhere or milieu described as intense, often ruthless competitors or challenge for success: the corporate forest.
    • Slang somewhere where hoboes camp.
    • A large, undeveloped, humid forest, particularly in a tropical region, that is residence to numerous wild plants and creatures.
    • someplace where folks behave ruthlessly, unconstrained legally or morality.
    • a place where hobos camp together.
    • a method of electric songs related to drum and bass.
    • A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy plant life, as with Asia, Africa, Australia, and Brazil.
    • a location of risk or ruthless competitors for success.
    • any such thing that causes confusion or trouble due to intricacy.
    • A dense growth of ranking and tangled vegetation, huge and tiny, often nearly impenetrable, such is characteristic of some components of India, especially in the swampy regions on foot of the Himalaya mountains.
    • A tract of land covered by such plant life; a wilderness of dense overgrowth; some swampy thickset forest-land.
    • an impenetrable equatorial forest
    • a place where hoboes camp
    • a location marked by a rigorous competition and battle for survival

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