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v. jum·bled, jum·bling, jum·bles
1. To mix in a confused way; throw together carelessly: jumble socks in a heap.
2. To muddle; confuse: The rapid-fire questioning jumbled the witness's thoughts.
To be mixed in a confused way: dividers to keep the files from jumbling.
1. A confused or disordered mass: a jumble of paper scraps.
2. A disordered state; a muddle: receipts in a jumble.

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Adj.1.jumbled - in utter disorderjumbled - in utter disorder; "a disorderly pile of clothes"
untidy - not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"
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