jumbo

noun jum·bo \ ˈjəm-(ˌ)bō \
Updated on: 21 Nov 2017

Definition of jumbo

plural jumbos
: 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

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Origin and Etymology of jumbo

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



JUMBO Defined for Kids

jumbo

adjective jum·bo \ ˈjəm-bō \

Definition of jumbo for Students

: very large
  • jumbo eggs


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