Translation of jumble in Spanish:

jumble

revoltijo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdʒʌmb(ə)l//ˈdʒəmbəl/

noun

  • 1

    (of clothes, papers) revoltijo masculine
    (of facts, data) embrollo masculine
    (of facts, data) confusión feminine
    (of facts, data) mezcolanza feminine
    • Most had been sketchily catalogued, but many of the boxes seemed to be hastily packed jumbles of everything from cocktail napkins and concert programs to medical reports.
    • Actually, come to think of it, the person responsible for this here jumble of junk should be punished, not rewarded.
    • It does not, however, have to be a dizzying jumble of clutter.
    • Even after we had become used to the fascinating jumble of treasures piled throughout the house our visits were marked by an anticipatory, nervous excitement.
    • The stony path wound up the hill past a cave shrine and spiralled between one last jumble of boulders.
    • It was more a small room, and it contained jumbles of clothes.
    • His desk is a chaotic jumble of books, journals, miscellaneous documents, and baby pictures of his three children.
    • I met them in front of the tennis courts by the jumble of parked bicycles as we had decided only to find them all wearing grim faces and frowns.
    • Many of the shelves are already cleared and the rest are an untidy jumble.
    • They made tracks, piling up the jumble on either side.
  • 2British

    (items for sale)
    cosas usadas feminine
    have you got any jumble to get rid of? ¿tiene algo que quiera donar para un mercadillo de beneficencia?
    • Anyone wanting to donate jumble should take it to Wanborough Primary School, The Beanlands, on Friday between 5:30 pm and 8 pm.
    • Fate intervened in the form of a neighbour collecting jumble who just so happened to be a qualified knitter - and had a whole slew of like-minded friends.
    • When, with the assistance of Lottery money and a barrage of jumble and plant sales, the village reopened its reading room, the ceremony was performed by two very old ladies.
    • St Sampsons Social Centre for Old People, in Church Street, was rented out on Mondays to local causes so they could hold table-top fundraising sales of jumble and bric-a-brac.
    • I started selling jumble from a table outside my house and have just kept going.
    • Fund-raiser Elizabeth Sykes said that while youngsters could collect jumble with their parents, other volunteer helpers now had to undergo a police check.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (pieces/cards) mezclar
    the instructions had got(ten) jumbled in her mind se había hecho un embrollo / un lío con las instrucciones
    • As far as I'm concerned, dreams are just your mind filing away the things that passed through your mind and got jumbled up during the day.
    • He sticks his head in and bursts into speech, jumbling news, soaps and ads!
    • Though I studied Spanish in high school and college, I found myself stumbling on phrases, jumbling pronunciations and asking natives to slow down or to repeat themselves.
    • A few large stones were jumbled around the clearing and a wooden slab was on the ground.
    • But all of it is jumbled together in a way that at the end the reader is left empty, if amused.
    • But the sound has been turned down and the mix is so jumbled that it's impossible to derive anything from them.
    • Already the grim images of the war have become jumbled in my mind.
    • On several occasions, the files have become jumbled on the removable media.
    • He noticed his sword was leaning on a guardrail instead of being jumbled together with all the rest.
    • I'm still mad, and angry, and I'm jumbling things up, but I don't care.
    • The episodes are jumbled up on the viewing order, so that won't help you at all.
    • It turns out our credit histories had been linked and jumbled.
    • She jumbled her keys in the keyhole and waved a quick goodbye before running up the stairs.
    • Thoughts were jumbled inside his head and he was having difficulty sorting them all out.
    • Acting out this scene, Ria was clearly agitated and she was jumbling up her lines.
    • That sounded a bit better; jumbling the words about made it sound classier.
    • He tries to bring a poetic touch to his lines by jumbling the syntax of the sentences.
    • When you run out of paper or the words you write are jumbled up, think of the hourglass passing sand from the top to the bottom.
    • Let's also see whether you try to make it as unreadable as you can, by jumbling up the paragraphing.
    • Some users are purposefully misspelling or jumbling the names of songs so they are harder to track down.