Definition of jumble verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

jumble

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈdʒʌmbl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒʌmbl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they jumble
BrE BrE//ˈdʒʌmbl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒʌmbl//
 
he / she / it jumbles
BrE BrE//ˈdʒʌmblz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒʌmblz//
 
past simple jumbled
BrE BrE//ˈdʒʌmbld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒʌmbld//
 
past participle jumbled
BrE BrE//ˈdʒʌmbld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒʌmbld//
 
-ing form jumbling
BrE BrE//ˈdʒʌmblɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒʌmblɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] jumble something (together/up) to mix things together in a confused or untidy way Books, shoes and clothes were jumbled together on the floor. She put the raffle tickets into a bag and jumbled them up. The letters in these words have been jumbled up. Word Origin early 16th cent.: probably symbolic.
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