One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Much bigger than is standard or usual; extremely large.
2Specifically. Of a jet aircraft: that is a super-jumbo.
1Anything notably large in size, especially something (usually a commercial product) significantly larger than is standard or usual.
2Specifically. A (proposed) passenger aircraft that is bigger than a jumbo jet, typically containing between five hundred and one thousand seats.
1920s. From super- + jumbo.
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