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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 ?
Singer had given up his nibs too, but he had kept back a very large one, called a Jumbo, which was almost unconquerable, and he could not resist the opportunity of getting Philip's Js out of him.
He never dreamed of disputing their pretensions, but did homage to the miserable Mumbo jumbo they paraded.
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."
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With over 200 films as an actress and over 30 films as a screenwriter, Jumbo said she walked her way from playing lead in her first movie role to moving into script writing and later emerged a lead actors in several other movies, adding that her life later change for good when she co-wrote 'Games Men Play' with popular producer, Emem Isong.
Jumbo won this accolade for delivering outstanding experiences to consumers, including smooth click-and-collect, enhanced delivery and exceptional retail services, through the digitization of all marketing activities, promotions and offers.
Jumbo Electronics and LG have signed a sponsorship agreement with the Qatar Volleyball Association last week to sponsor HH Emir Volleyball Cup 2019.
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Jumbo was so well known for his size - he grew to be 3.23m tall - that his name led to the word 'jumbo' being used to mean anything large.