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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.
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.
One interesting indicator of mortgage market conditions is the interest rate spread on jumbo mortgages.
Inquiries have picked up, and we're getting a lot more input and feedback from investors regarding jumbo loans totaling $25 million or more," said Jeffrey A.
Perhaps in the final analysis, he is basing his evaluation of mumbo jumbo on the bedrock of a former mumbo jumbo.
Guaranteed to satisfy any appetite, the Huddersfield Jumbo is open seven days a week and operates a buffet eat-as-much-as-you-like system.
But while Mumbo Jumbo has all the makings, Reed's novel is no conventional piece of detective fiction.
The jumbo van went from the Belgrade Theatre, Broadgate, city centre, Central Six shopping park in Earlsdon, Gallagher retail park, in Bell Green, and Cannon Park shopping centre, in Cannon Park.
During the three seasons, 1997-1998, 1998-1999, and 1999-2000, Jumbo was tested in ryegrass trials in Florida and other southeastern states as FL X1997(G) LR.
In another special report, Agar presented the case for industry standardization for jumbo roll transport and posed several questions relating to safe securement of loads.
The consolidation yesterday of the two Midlands companies - Jumbo at Warwick and SupaBounce at Hinckley - comes with Jumbo paying pounds 200,000 in cash and making available 500,000 ordinary shares at 10p in Jumbo for Supa-Bounce.