Thesaurus / jumbo


“Hi Mommy, Y in the sky,” he says, expecting me to respond “T in the sky”—clearly mumbo-jumbo to outsiders, though it makes perfect sense to me.THE TOLL PANDEMIC ISOLATION TOOK ON ME AND MY AUTISTIC SONLISA WOLFSONMAY 1, 2021QUARTZ
All the market segments covered by our subindexes increased over the month, notably government and jumbo indexes.FIXED MORTGAGE RATES UPWARD MARCH HALTED AS THEY FALL FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 7 WEEKSKATHY ORTONAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He had leaped very smartly to this point of vantage, nevertheless he found Jumbo there before him, chattering worse than ever!HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Had his legs been longer, Fred Greenwood would have pronounced him the equal of Jumbo himself.TWO BOYS IN WYOMINGEDWARD S. ELLIS
Thereupon he asked me, even as you did some time ago, what I meant by Mumbo Jumbo?LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
Me Jumbo—come to lay breakfast, and cappen say you hab what you like ask for, especially someting nice for de young lady.THE MISSING SHIPW. H. G. KINGSTON
They kept up the jumbo sail, as the main jib is called; they reefed the foresail down to its smallest compass.BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Pauline actually believed in her religion, believed in it to the extent of dishonoring their love to appease the mumbo-jumbo.PLASHERS MEADCOMPTON MACKENZIE
In such cases, the interposition of Mumbo Jumbo is called in and is always decisive.FEMALE SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHIES, VOL. IIFRANCIS AUGUSTUS COX
They experienced several blows, and some they had to ride out hove-to under foresail and jumbo.THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE


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