American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To mix in a confused way; throw together carelessly: jumble socks in a heap.
- v. To muddle; confuse: The rapid-fire questioning jumbled the witness's thoughts.
- v. To be mixed in a confused way: dividers to keep the files from jumbling.
- n. A confused or disordered mass: a jumble of paper scraps.
- n. A disordered state; a muddle: receipts in a jumble.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mix in a confused mass; put or throw together without order: often followed by together or up.
- To stir up; arouse.
- To meet or come together confusedly or promiscuously; be mixed up.
- To act or work confusedly; stumble along; flounder.
- n. A confused mixture, mass, or collection; a state of disorder or confusion.
- n. A thin crisp cake, composed of flour, sugar, butter, and eggs, flavored with lemon-peel or sweet almonds. Synonyms Farrago, Medley, etc. See
- v. To mix or confuse.
- n. A mixture of unrelated things.
- n. UK Items for a rummage sale.
- n. archaic A small, thin, sugared cake, usually ring-shaped.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To mix in a confused mass; to put or throw together without order; -- often followed by together or up.
- v. To meet or unite in a confused way; to mix confusedly.
- n. A confused mixture; a mass or collection without order.
- n. A small, thin, sugared cake, usually ring-shaped.
- v. assemble without order or sense
- n. a confused multitude of things
- n. a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous ideas
- v. be all mixed up or jumbled together
- v. bring into random order
- n. small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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