Jungle

English

Noun

Jungle (plural Jungles)
  1. A large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals.
  2. (colloquial) A place where people behave ruthlessly, unconstrained by law or morality.
    It’s a jungle out there.
  3. A style of electronic music.

Derived terms

Adjectives for Jungle

encroaching; hobo; steaming; unhealthy; uninhabited; vibrant; familiar; artificial; impenetrable; misty.

Verbs for Jungle

abandon in—; beat—; clear—; conceal in—; creep through—; cultivate—; desert—; explore—; guide through—; hack through—;infest—; Inhabit—; invade—; lose in—; overhang with—; penetrate—; tangle in—; thread through—; trudge through—; —enmeshes ; -—hems in; —looms; —swamps; -terrifies.

Thesaurus

Chinese puzzle, Gordian knot, Rube Goldberg contraption, afforestation, arboretum, boondocks, bush, bushveld, can of worms, chase, climax forest, cloud forest, complex, dendrology, forest, forest land, forest preserve, forestry, fringing forest, gallery forest, greenwood, hanger, hash, hugger-mugger, index forest, jumble, jungles, knot, labyrinth, litter, mash, maze, meander, mesh, mess, mishmash, morass, muddle, national forest, palmetto barrens, park, park forest, perplex, pine barrens, primeval forest, protection forest, rain forest, ravel, reforestation, rummage, scramble, scrub, scrubland, selection forest, shrubland, silviculture, skein, snafu, snake pit, snarl, sprout forest, stand of timber, state forest, tangle, tangled skein, timber, timberland, tree veld, virgin forest, web, webwork, wheels within wheels, wilderness, wildwood, wood, woodland, woods

Etymology

1776, via Hindi जंगल and Urdu جنگل (jangal), from Sanskrit जङ्गल (jaṅgala, arid, sterile, desert).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA: /ˈʤʌŋɡl/, SAMPA: /'dZVNgl/
  • Rhymes: -ʌŋɡəl

Translations

See also

External links

  • 15px Jungle on Wikipedia.Wikipedia Article on Jungle (forest)
  • 15px Jungle (music) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Jungle (music)
  • 15px Jungle in the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.

Danish

Noun

Jungle c. (singular definite Junglen, plural indefinite Jungler)

  1. jungle

Inflection

Etymology

From English jungle.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /djɔnɡlə/, [ˈd̥jɔŋlə]

External links

  • 15px Jungle on the Danish Wikipedia.da.Wikipedia

French

Noun

Jungle f. (plural Jungles)

  1. jungle

Etymology

From English jungle.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ʒœ̃ɡl/
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Last modified on 4 December 2011, at 09:14