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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The shrimp are sweet and nicely firm-textured: Eco Shrimp, $28 a pound for large, $30 a pound for jumbo; Greenmarkets at Union Square, Wednesdays and Saturdays; TriBeCa and Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, Saturdays, ecoshrimpgarden.com.
The Lions sent their jumbo package out on third-and-goal, but Washington had no room to run as Swanson got pushed back at the snap and Glasgow missed a cut block on his defender.
The latest firm to raise a jumbo-size fund is Canaan Partners, a fixture on the venture-capital scene that collected $800 million for new investments in tech and health-care startups.
Divide half of the sauce between 6 jumbo-sized muffin cups.
The jumbo-sized luxury SUV has had trouble with its power equipment, transmission and climate control.
The seared jumbo sea scallops ($21) were expertly cooked with a crust that wonderfully contrasted with the medium-raw, pillowy interior.
The community's newest amenity center, 10323 Mount Logan, will offer a range of activities including free neck and foot massages, Texas Fresh Juices samples and a jumbo marshmallow decorating bar.
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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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