Definition of Jungle gym

1. Noun. A structure of vertical and horizontal rods where children can climb and play.

Generic synonyms: Plaything, Toy, Construction, Structure

Definition of Jungle gym

1. Noun. A play structure designed for children to climb on, traditionally constructed as a frame of metal bars as introduced in 1920. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jungle Gym

juneberry holly
jungian theory
jungle bunnies
jungle bunny
jungle cat
jungle cock
jungle fever
jungle fowl
jungle gym (current term)
jungle hen
jungle nymph
jungle rot
jungle telegraph
jungle telegraphs
jungle yellow fever

Literary usage of Jungle gym

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1. Report of the National Commission on Terrorism: Congressional Hearing edited by Richard C. Shelby (2002)
"... I send the proposal back to this what I call "jungle gym" of approvals in Washington, only to have somebody in Washington second-guess me and say sorry, ..."

2. Growing Readers: Units Of Study In The Primary Classroom by Kathy Collins (2004)
"... challenged me to race across the monkey bars, begged me to lift them up the side of the jungle gym, and otherwise hung on my sleeves at recess time. ..."

3. Becoming One Community: Reading & Writing with English Language Learners by Kathleen Fay, Suzanne Whaley (2004)
"She then hangs off his arm, swinging back and forth as if my brother is her very own jungle gym. A few of the students sat up straighter and laugh at the ..."

4. Becoming a Literacy Leader: Supporting Learning and Changeby Jennifer Allen by Jennifer Allen (2006)
"... to lick the ice-cold metal bar on the jungle gym. Of course the kid's tongue got stuck there, frozen solid to the metal. 'Don't move! ..."

5. The Secret Caribbean: Affordable Hideaways of the Rich and Famous by Brooke Comer (1999)
"... Bay This colorful open-air drinking-and-dining experience is housed in wliat looks like a giant jungle gym over tne ocean in downtown Montego Bay. ..."

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