jungle gym
noun Etymology: from Junglegym, a trademark Date: 1923 a structure of vertical and horizontal bars for use by children at play

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  • jungle gym — ☆ jungle gym n. an apparatus for playgrounds, consisting of bars, ladders, etc. for children to climb on * * * …   Universalium

  • jungle gym — jungle .gym n AmE a large frame made of metal bars for children to climb on British Equivalent: climbing frame …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • jungle gym — jungle ,gym noun count AMERICAN a large structure designed for children to climb on, made from bars that have been fixed together …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jungle gym — ☆ jungle gym n. an apparatus for playgrounds, consisting of bars, ladders, etc. for children to climb on …   English World dictionary

  • Jungle gym — A traditional jungle gym The jungle gym, monkey bars, or climbing frame, is a piece of playground equipment made of many pieces of material, such as metal pipe or rope, on which children can climb, hang, or sit. The monkey bar designation refers… …   Wikipedia

  • jungle gym — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms jungle gym : singular jungle gym plural jungle gyms mainly American a climbing frame …   English dictionary

  • jungle gym — noun a structure of vertical and horizontal rods where children can climb and play • Hypernyms: ↑structure, ↑construction, ↑plaything, ↑toy * * * noun, pl ⋯ gyms [count] US : a structure of metal bars for children to climb on * * * ˈjungle gym ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • jungle gym — noun A play structure designed for children to climb on, traditionally constructed as a frame of metal bars as introduced in 1920. Syn: monkey bars …   Wiktionary

  • jungle gym — n. structure on which children are able to climb and play …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jungle gym — noun N. Amer. a climbing frame for children …   English new terms dictionary

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