Definition of asphalt jungle in English:

asphalt jungle


  • another term for concrete jungle
    • ‘These mosquitoes, breeding prolifically beneath our asphalt jungles, were previously regarded as innocuous.’
    • ‘The first-time visitor to Tokyo sees an asphalt jungle.’
    • ‘I feel unable to breathe in this paradise, crushed by the mountains that aren't here, scared I won't be able to survive in my asphalt jungle.’
    • ‘The greetings from mothers with little kids in tow or little old ladies grooming their front gardens: these simple conversations reveal the hidden charm of this asphalt jungle.’
    • ‘Leave the asphalt jungle behind and head to the hills.’