verb (used with object), jum·bled, jum·bling.
verb (used without object), jum·bled, jum·bling.
Origin of jumble
Examples from the Web for jumble
A jumble of split screen video, audio snippets, on-site reporting, and commentary cut-aways followed.Up To a Point: Binge Watching Putin's Propaganda Network|P. J. O’Rourke|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He poured heaps of them onto a bed and set about sorting the jumble of tiny vehicles.
They just might get it—a jumble not just of selling points but complementary liabilities.
The result is a jumble of unrelated storylines that lack cohesion and a strong throughline.‘True Blood’ Season 5: Has HBO’s Vampire Drama Lost Its Bite?|Jace Lacob|June 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mark McKinnon and George Caudill on the jumble that's likely to come after the caucuses.Republican Presidential Primaries: Iowa No GOP Crystal Ball|Mark McKinnon, George Caudill|December 17, 2011|DAILY BEAST
And with a cry she flung herself into 211 the jumble of bright garments on her bed, and wept as if her heart would break.Cloudy Jewel|Grace Livingston Hill
The upper half of the vessel was still intact, the lower half a jumble of sharply-cut fragments.Spacehounds of IPC|Edward Elmer Smith
And you will also see that above this jumble the streets and avenues extend through the island in a regular and uniform way.The Story of Manhattan|Charles Hemstreet
The cliff overlooked the sea, and below it was a jumble of rocks with which the waves played hide and seek.The Red Cross Girl|Richard Harding Davis
Of all these men and the rushing world of power they lived in, I have only a jumble of memories now.The Harbor|Ernest Poole
Word Origin for jumble
1520s, originally "to move confusedly," perhaps coined on model of stumble, tumble, etc. In 17c., it was yet another euphemism for "have sex with" (a sense first attested 1580s). Meaning "mix or confuse" is from 1540s. Related: Jumbled; jumbling.
"a confused mixture," 1660s, from jumble (v.).