- a wild land overgrown with dense vegetation, often nearly impenetrable, especially tropical vegetation or a tropical rainforest.
- a tract of such land.
- a wilderness of dense overgrowth; a piece of swampy, thickset forestland.
- any confused mass or agglomeration of objects; jumble: a jungle of wrecked automobiles.
- something that baffles or perplexes; maze: a jungle of legal double-talk.
- a scene of violence and struggle for survival: The neglected prison was a jungle for its inmates.
- a place or situation of ruthless competition: the advertising jungle.
- Slang. a homeless or hobo camp: Law enforcement clears the jungle and tears down the temporary structures a few times each year, but people return and a new encampment always springs up.
wilderness full of plant and animal life
- Beth Doglio in Washington State and Georgette Gomez in California are running against fellow Democrats after the jungle primaries in their states.
- From the savannas of Kenya to the jungles of Borneo, this app reimagines natural-history storytelling and conservation filmmaking by bringing them into your living room — or whatever room you choose.
- I continued to see him when he entered sixth grade, and on days when I picked him up he was typically tearing around the jungle gym with friends, with an unself-consciousness that, together with his slight frame, made him seem younger than 12.
- The journey begins in the Amazon inside the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, a 2,330-square-mile swath of primordial jungle teeming with ten monkey species, tapirs, and pink dolphins.
- The sun’s wispy upper atmosphere, called the corona, is an ever-changing jungle of sizzling plasma.
- But so-called jungle primaries are notoriously hard to predict or poll.
- The legal jungle must be bulldozed, and replaced by radically simpler framework of goals and principles.
- It all began, the consensus seems to be, with the red jungle fowl.
- Over the past week, Sony Pictures Entertainment has received more body blows than Muhammad Ali during the Rumble in the Jungle.
- Now, visitors are scarce and the jungle is taking over, leaving some locals nostalgic.
- It took me back to Burma and a certain very uncomfortable night that I once passed in the jungle.
- To elucidate this it is necessary to plunge into the jungle of pure economic theory.
- Bridges had been broken down, and the guns had to be hauled through jungle and woods under a scorching sun.
- The road was a bullock track, a swamp of mud amid the larger swamp of the ploughed land and jungle.
- I was indebted to the kindness of the Messrs. Behu and Meyer for a very interesting excursion into the jungle.