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  1. resembling or suggesting a jungle.
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Origin of jungly

First recorded in 1790–1800; jungle + -y1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for jungly

dense, lush, rank, lumbering, sylvan, woody, uncut, arboraceous, jungly, timbered, treed, colossal, excessive, huge, arboreous

Examples from the Web for jungly

Historical Examples of jungly

  • But, Honey, dear, why ever were you walking in jungly places?

    Banked Fires

    E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi

  • And you know how stuff grows there—big, and juicy, and jungly.

    The Faith of Men

    Jack London

  • They were far in the tangled, jungly forest, without a guide, for they had killed their prisoners.

  • In the rear a deep ravine, jungly with thick undergrowth, then the winding snag-strewn Patea River.

  • The next day left the track and struck through the huge towering forest and jungly undergrowth by compass.