jumbo jet


noun

a widebody jet airliner.
Also jumbo.

Origin of jumbo jet

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for jumbo jet

jumbo jet

noun

informal a type of large jet-propelled airliner that carries several hundred passengers

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