Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

A dense thicket; a forest choked with undergrowth.

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Usage examples "jungle":

  1. By this time the sun had set and it was just getting dark, and the man, tired with the hunt in the jungle and the excitement after, was just going to sleep when he heard a voice that he recognized as his wife's calling to be let in. - "Shan Folk Lore Stories from the Hill and Water Country", William C. Griggs.
  2. In the middle of the history of a jungle plant which was the glory of the collection, Rob suddenly lifted his head and put a startling question: Are you interested? - "More About Peggy", Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey.
  3. The man went into the jungle and killed a deer, which he presented to her; but the fair lady turned away in disdain. - "Primitive Love and Love-Stories", Henry Theophilus Finck.