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jumbo

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noun, jum·bo \ˈjəm-(ˌ)bō\

Definition of jumbo

plural jumbos

  1. :  a very large specimen of its kind

jumbo adjective


Examples of jumbo in a sentence

  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



JUMBO Defined for Kids

jumbo

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adjective jum·bo \ˈjəm-bō\

Definition of jumbo for Students

  1. :  very large <jumbo eggs>





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