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jum·bo

 (jŭm′bō)
n. pl. jum·bos
An unusually large person, animal, or thing.
adj.
Unusually large: jumbo shrimp; a jumbo jet.

[After Jumbo, , a large elephant exhibited by P.T. Barnum, probably from slang, clumsy person.]

jumbo

(ˈdʒʌmbəʊ)
n, pl -bos
1. informal
a. a very large person or thing
b. (as modifier): a jumbo box of detergent.
2. (Aeronautics) See jumbo jet
[C19: after the name of a famous elephant exhibited by P. T. Barnum, from Swahili jumbe chief]

jum•bo

(ˈdʒʌm boʊ)

n., pl. -bos,
adj. n.
1. a person, animal, or thing very large of its kind.
adj.
2. very large: the jumbo box of cereal.
[1800–10; orig. uncertain; popularized as the name of a large elephant purchased and exhibited by P.T. Barnum in 1882]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.jumbo - of great mass; huge and bulky; "a jumbo jet"; "jumbo shrimp"
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"

jumbo

adjective giant, large, huge, immense, mega (informal), gigantic, oversized, fuck-off (offensive taboo slang), elephantine, ginormous (informal), humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) a jumbo box of tissues
baby, tiny, pocket, mini, wee, dwarf, micro

jumbo

noun
One that is extraordinarily large and powerful:
Slang: whopper.
adjective
Translations
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jumbo

[ˈdʒʌmbəʊ]
A. N
1. (= elephant) → elefante/a m/f
B. ADJ (also jumbo sized) → gigante, de tamaño extra
C. CPD jumbo jet Njumbo m

jumbo

[ˈdʒʌmbəʊ]
adj [shrimp, prawn] → géant(e); [packet] → géant(e)
jumbo size → format maxi
n (also jumbo jet) → jumbo-jet m, gros-porteur mjumbo jet njumbo-jet m, gros-porteur mjumbo pack n
(= packet) → paquet m géant
[bottles, cans] → emballage m géant

jumbo

n
(inf)Jumbo m (inf)
(= jumbo jet)Jumbo(jet) m

jumbo

[ˈdʒʌmbəʊ]
1. adj (fam) → maxi inv
jumbo size → formato gigante
2. n (also jumbo jet) → jumbo m inv (jet m inv)
References in classic literature ?
He lost two of his small nibs quickly, and Singer was jubilant, but the third time by some chance the Jumbo slipped round and Philip was able to push his J across it.
This is the way it goes: Bullfrog 95, Dixie 16, Golden Anchor 65, Gold Mountain 13, Jim Butler 70, Jumbo 75, North Star 42, Rescue 7, Black Butte 75, Brown Hope 16, Iron Top 3.
He never dreamed of disputing their pretensions, but did homage to the miserable Mumbo jumbo they paraded.
Joe's Crab Shack supports the Alaska Department of Fish and Game's strict quota system that ensures the Jumbo Bairdi Crab population remains strong each year for sustainable fishing.
Chhabria, established the first Jumbo Electronics retail outlet in 1974 in Dubai's bustling commercial district Bur Dubai.
Vishesh Bhatia, CEO of Jumbo Electronics, told Gulf News in an interview on Wednesday that Dubai can survive because it is making huge investments and a big velocity of trade is taking place, and there are lots of visitors coming in.
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Two factors have caused the spread between conventional and jumbo rates to vanish:
Jumbo loans exceed the value of loans that can be sold to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.
To this end, Jumbo Group has recently appointed Emirati national, Ms Sameera Abu Baker - Human Resources Manager - Jumbo, who will be responsible for Emiratisation.
Under the accord, Jumbo Electronics will distribute Lenovo's smartphone range to all power retailers in the UAE and provide after-sales
Under the agreement, Jumbo Electronic will also deliver excellent consumer experience by providing after sales support though their network of 21 stores in UAE.