What does jungle mean?

Definitions for jungleˈdʒʌŋ gəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jungle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jungle(noun)

    a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival

  2. hobo camp, jungle(noun)

    a place where hoboes camp

  3. jungle(noun)

    an impenetrable equatorial forest

GCIDE

  1. Jungle(n.)

    Hence: (Fig.) A place of danger or ruthless competition for survival. /'bdIt's a jungle out there./'b8

  2. Jungle(n.)

    Anything which causes confusion or difficulty due to intricacy; as, a jungle of environmental regulations. MW10.

  3. Origin: [Hind. jangal desert, forest, jungle; Skr. jagala desert.]

Wiktionary

  1. jungle(Noun)

    A large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals.

  2. jungle(Noun)

    A place where people behave ruthlessly, unconstrained by law or morality.

    Itu2019s a jungle out there.

  3. jungle(Noun)

    An area where hobos camp together.

  4. jungle(Noun)

    A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.

  5. Origin: 1776, via जंगल and جنگل, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jungle(noun)

    a dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy vegetation, as in India, Africa, Australia, and Brazil

  2. Origin: [Hind. jangal desert, forest, jungle; Skr. jagala desert.]

Freebase

  1. Jungle

    A jungle is land covered with dense vegetation. Application of the term has varied greatly during the last several centuries, both because of this ambiguity in the application of the term and its use in popular culture. Jungles in European and Western literature, often represent a less civilised or unruly space outside the control of civilisation because of its association in colonial discourse with places that were colonised by Europeans.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jungle

    jung′gl, n. land covered with thick brushwood, &c.—ns. Jungle-fē′ver, a severe malarial or remittent fever; Jung′le-fowl, a wild species of genus Gallus, the parent of our barn-door fowl.—adj. Jung′ly. [Sans. jañgala, desert.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jungle' in Nouns Frequency: #2900

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jungle in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jungle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peter De Vries:

    Life is a zoo in a jungle.

  2. Ray Kapteyn:

    Jungle will swallow up a small airplane.

  3. Antonio Mazzitelli:

    He was a fugitive, living in the jungle, but it's an important step.

  4. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Who comes out of the jungle finds crocodiles. (Qui sort de la jungle Trouve les crocodiles)

  5. Antonio Mazzitelli:

    He was a fugitive, living in the jungle, but it's an important step in terms of (Peña Nieto's) credibility.

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