Jum·ble v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jumbled p. pr. & vb. n. Jumbling ] To mix in a confused mass; to put or throw together without order; -- often followed by together or up.
Why dost thou blend and jumble such inconsistencies together? --Burton.
Every clime and age
Jumbled together. --Tennyson.
Jum·ble, v. i. To meet or unite in a confused way; to mix confusedly.
1. A confused mixture; a mass or collection without order; as, a jumble of words.
2. A small, thin, sugared cake, usually ring-shaped. [Also spelled jumbal.]
n 1: a confused multitude of things [syn: clutter, muddle, mare's
nest, welter, smother]
2: small flat ring-shaped cake or cookie [syn: jumbal]
3: a theory or argument made up of miscellaneous or incongruous
ideas [syn: patchwork, hodgepodge]
v 1: be all mixed up or jumbled together; "His words jumbled"
2: assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when
she is supposed to write a sentence" [syn: confuse, mix
3: bring into random order [syn: scramble, throw together]