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
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Trade publication Defense One reported earlier this week that the two Boeing jumbo jets were originally set for service with a now-defunct Russian airline.
At estate-sale events, over two or three days an estate-sale company presides over a jumbo tag sale with the goal of offloading the home’s entire contents.
Now imagine those same people naked as hell, day-drinking in a jumbo-size hot tub—
Wilkins was part of Clemson's jumbo package and became the program's first lineman with a TD from an offensive set with his 1-yard scoring catch against Troy.
The Lockheed L-1011 jumbo jet flew from Tucson, Ariz., to Kansas City International Airport on Saturday evening.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of jumbo
First Known Use: 1883See Words from the same year
Synonymsbehemoth, blockbuster, colossus, dinosaur, dreadnought, elephant, Goliath, giant, leviathan, mammoth, mastodon, monster, titan, whale, whopper
Antonymsdiminutive, dwarf, half-pint, midget, mite, peewee, pygmy (also pigmy), runt, shrimp
Related Wordsamazon, giantess; bulk, hulk; heavyweight; juggernaut, steamroller
Near Antonymslightweight, weakling, wimp, wisp; nonentity, twerp, whippersnapper
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