Jumble (noun)

  1. A confused or untidy mass or collection of things.
  2. A type of word puzzle in which a set of letters must be arranged to form a word.


Late 16th century (as a verb in the sense "mix up, confuse"): of unknown origin.


  1. The desk was a jumble of papers, books, and pens.
  2. The child picked through the jumble of toys, looking for the one she wanted.
  3. She solved the jumble in the newspaper in under a minute.
  4. The jumble of words made no sense to her.
  5. The jumble sale was a huge success.
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