Definitions for jonesdʒoʊnz; ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a craving or addiction, esp. to heroin.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
* (sometimes cap.) Slang..
Origin of jones:
1965–70; orig. uncert.
Jonesdʒoʊnz; ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊ(n.)
John Paul (John Paul), 1747–92, American naval commander in the Revolutionary War, born in Scotland.
Mary Harris (“Mother Jones”), 1830–1930, U.S. labor leader, born in Ireland.
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)
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)
Jones, Bobby Jones, Robert Tyre Jones(noun)
United States golfer (1902-1971)
Jones, John Paul Jones(noun)
American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)
Jones, Inigo Jones(noun)
one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)
Jones, Daniel Jones(noun)
English phonetician (1881-1967)
derived from the given name John.
An addiction or intense craving.
Iu2019ve got a basketball jones!
Have an intense craving.
Iu2019m jonesing for some basketball.
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