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Webster 1828 Edition


Jungle

JUN'GLE

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Noun.
In Hindoostan, a thick wood of small trees or shrubs.

Definition 2022


jungle

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.
    • Thomas Carlyle
      [] lost in such a jungle of intrigues, pettifoggings, treacheries, diplomacies domestic and foreign []
  3. (slang) An area where hobos camp together.
  4. (uncountable) A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.

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Danish

Etymology

Borrowing from English jungle.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /djɔnɡlə/, [ˈd̥jɔŋlə]

Noun

jungle c (singular definite junglen, plural indefinite jungler)

  1. jungle

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French

Etymology

Borrowing from English jungle.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʒœ̃ɡl/, (rarer, dated) IPA(key): /ʒɔ̃ɡl/

Noun

jungle f (plural jungles)

  1. jungle (all senses)