jumbo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Jumbo, the name given to a large elephant purchased by P. T. Barnum in 1882.

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Adjective[edit]

jumbo (not comparable)

  1. Especially large or powerful.

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Noun[edit]

jumbo (plural jumbos)

  1. An especially large or powerful person, animal or thing.

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Finnish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jumbo (not comparable)

  1. (informal) last (especially in a competition)

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Noun[edit]

jumbo

  1. jumbo jet

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English jumbo ("An especially large or powerful person, animal or thing").

Adjective[edit]

jumbo m

  1. last (in competitions)
    Bli jumbo
    Come last

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