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jumbo

jum·bo

jumbo

 
pronunciation:
juhm bo
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part of speech: adjective
definition: very large.
Would you like a regular or a jumbo hamburger?
synonyms:
enormous, giant, gigantic, huge, mammoth, monstrous, tremendous
similar words:
big, large
Word History
Jumbo comes from the name of a twelve-foot-tall, six-and-a-half-ton elephant owned by the circus showman, P.T. Barnum. Earlier, it was a slang word for a clumsy person.