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 and Etymology of jumbo

Jumbo, a huge elephant exhibited by P. T. Barnum


First Known Use: 1883



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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