What does jones mean?

Definitions for jonesdʒoʊnz; ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jones, Mother Jones, Mary Harris Jones(noun)

    United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)

  2. Jones, Casey Jones, John Luther Jones(noun)

    United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)

  3. Jones, Bobby Jones, Robert Tyre Jones(noun)

    United States golfer (1902-1971)

  4. Jones, John Paul Jones(noun)

    American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)

  5. Jones, Inigo Jones(noun)

    one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)

  6. Jones, Daniel Jones(noun)

    English phonetician (1881-1967)

Wiktionary

  1. Jones(ProperNoun)

    derived from the given name John.

  2. jones(Noun)

    Heroin.

  3. jones(Noun)

    An addiction or intense craving.

    Iu2019ve got a basketball jones!

  4. jones(Verb)

    Have an intense craving.

    Iu2019m jonesing for some basketball.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'jones' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2174

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jones in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prince Phillip:

    What do you gargle with? Pebbles? (to singer Tom Jones after a 1969 Royal Variety performance)

  2. G. K. Chesterton:

    Journalism largely consists of saying 'Lord Jones is Dead' to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive.

  3. David Witt:

    We like to describe him as the Christian Indiana Jones. He risks his life on a daily basis for the help of the Colombian people.

  4. Doug Jones:

    Doug Jones will make a great U.S. senator so please make sure you get out and vote on Tuesday –and I’m hoping you’ll vote for my friend, Doug Jones.

  5. Kevin Landis:

    The Dow Jones is such a backwards-looking list, I cringed when Intel and Microsoft were added, i'm cringing today. Let's hope Apple can defy the forces of history.

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