Definitions for jumboˈdʒʌm boʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
jum•boˈdʒʌm boʊ(n.; adj.)(pl.)-bos
(n.)a person, animal, or thing very large of its kind.
the jumbo box of cereal.
Origin of jumbo:
1800–10; orig. uncert.; popularized as the name of a large elephant purchased and exhibited by P.T. Barnum in 1882
elephantine, gargantuan, giant, jumbo(adj)
of great mass; huge and bulky
"a jumbo jet"; "jumbo shrimp"
An especially large or powerful person, animal or thing.
A popular name for an elephant.
Especially large or powerful.