noun \ˈjəm-(ˌ)bō\
plural jumbos

Definition of JUMBO

:  a very large specimen of its kind
jumbo adjective

Examples of JUMBO

  1. <the winner in the contest for biggest pumpkin was a jumbo that weighed in at over a thousand pounds>

Origin of JUMBO

Jumbo, a huge elephant exhibited by P. T. Barnum
First Known Use: 1883

Rhymes with JUMBO


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