Definition of jumbo
: a very large specimen of its kind
Examples of jumbo in a Sentence
the winner in the contest for biggest pumpkin was a jumbo that weighed in at over a thousand pounds
Recent Examples of jumbo from the Web
Now imagine those same people naked as hell, day-drinking in a jumbo-size hot tub—
There is some mumbo-jumbo on Taco Guild’s website about master craftsmen and plate harmony.
Sea Pride normally sells a dozen crabs for $16 for smalls to $100 for jumbos.
Along with his wife, children and several volunteers, Neal spent two years renovating: restoring plumbing and electricity, and relocating random objects scattered inside, like two-decade-old jumbo packs of toilet paper.
The new location (near the BMO Harris Pavilion with Miller Lite), will sell jumbo cupcakes.
Decommission the state, tear up the charter, whatever the legal mumbo-jumbo, just end the whole dang thing.
And this year United and Delta, the only remaining U.S. airlines flying 747s, are set to retire their last jumbos.
Eric Schulz, president of civil aerospace at Rolls-Royce , whose engines are offered on the A380, told the same conference travel congestion underpinned demand for big jumbos.
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Origin and Etymology of jumbo
Jumbo, a huge elephant exhibited by P. T. Barnum
First Known Use: 1883See Words from the same year
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Definition of jumbo for Students
: very large jumbo eggs
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