jumbrella

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of jumbo and umbrella.

Noun[edit]

jumbrella (plural jumbrellas)

  1. A broad, canopy-like umbrella, generally used to cover the outdoor patio of a restaurant or bar, either on its own (if it is of sufficient size) or in combination with others.
    • 2008, Alex Eyre, "Bars & Pubs: Cask", Manchester Evening News, 7 August 2008:
      More pleasing - though hardly groundbreaking - is a small, decked beer garden out back, about half the size of the inside space, fringed by planting, covered by a jumbrella and scattered liberally with ashtrays, tables and chairs.

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