What does Jungle mean?

Definitions for Jungle
ˈdʒʌŋ gəlJun·gle

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. junglenoun

    a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival

  2. hobo camp, junglenoun

    a place where hoboes camp

  3. junglenoun

    an impenetrable equatorial forest

GCIDE

  1. Junglenoun

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

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

  2. Junglenoun

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. junglenoun

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

    Etymology: 1776, via जंगल and جنگل, from .

  2. junglenoun

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

    It's a jungle out there.

    Etymology: 1776, via जंगल and جنگل, from .

  3. junglenoun

    An area where hobos camp together.

    Etymology: 1776, via जंगल and جنگل, from .

  4. junglenoun

    A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.

    Etymology: 1776, via जंगल and جنگل, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Junglenoun

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. jungle

    A wilderness of wood; in Bengal the word is also applied to a tract covered with long grass, which grows to an extraordinary height. Jungles are dreaded for the fevers they engender.

Rap Dictionary

  1. jungle

    The Jungle (aka Lawrence Heights} is located in the Downsview section of Toronto, Canada. There are many theories where this name came from including its geographical make up, the vast forestry surrounding the area to its reputation as a high crime area with a violent history. It is also rumoured that it was nicknamed after a notorious neighbourhood within Kingston Jamaica, where a lot of its residents were from.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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

Examples of Jungle in a Sentence

  1. Edi Rama:

    This is a jungle that takes money right and left ... A jungle that produces hate, misinformation and despair.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    In the jungle of ideas, it is hard to find the true direction! The paths of the wrong ideas often seem to be very alluring!

  3. Amanda Eller:

    The whole time I was going deeper into the jungle, even though I thought I was going back where I came from.

  4. Hau Kha:

    They fire artillery, there are often casualties and the civilians scatter into the jungle.

  5. Mayerli Katua:

    I don't want to go back. I'm afraid of the bad men (FARC guerrillas) there. I feel safer here, besides my children were born here. What do they know of the jungle?

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