What does jungle mean?

Definitions for jungle
ˈdʒʌŋ gəljun·gle

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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

  2. Junglenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. junglenoun

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

  2. junglenoun

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

    It's a jungle out there.

  3. junglenoun

    An area where hobos camp together.

  4. junglenoun

    A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.

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

Wikipedia

  1. Jungle

    A jungle is land covered with dense forest and tangled vegetation, usually in tropical climates. Application of the term has varied greatly during the past recent century.

ChatGPT

  1. jungle

    A jungle is a dense and thick forest situated in a tropical region, filled with a wide variety of plants, trees, wildlife, and typically marked by high rainfall. The undergrowth is often impenetrable, and the climate is hot and humid. It is characterized by overgrown vegetation, variation of ecosystems, and rich biodiversity.

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

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

Wikidata

  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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British National Corpus

  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. Yilmaz Pasha:

    We start walking, walking through the forest, we saw deers, and a man wearing some strange clothes and in his hand was a hammer. We were nervous, it's such a big jungle, it will be so dangerous for us.

  2. Joe Kent:

    He's definitely the leader of the America First Movement, but the other reason why the Trump endorsement was so critical in our race is because of the jungle primary here in Washington State. In order to be effective against a 12-year incumbent, we had to really rally around one candidate.

  3. Jason Marsteiner:

    Twenty-five days in that area is extremely tough. I wouldn't want to do it and I've got jungle training, I've got mountain training, he's not sleeping well, and when you don't sleep you slowly drive yourself insane, so he would be making bad decisions, bad choices and I think that would cause him to be found or get injured or perish.

  4. Charles de LEUSSE:

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

  5. Pascal Lamy:

    My reaction is it seems that hostage-taking works. That's my reaction, if there's a rule of law, it's because people believe it's better than the law of the jungle. And many people don't like the law of the jungle because some are strong, some are weak, and they don't want the strong to always step on the weak.

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