Definitions for jonesdʒoʊnz; ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jones*dʒoʊnz(n.)

  1. 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.)

  1. Category: Biography

  2. John Paul (John Paul), 1747–92, American naval commander in the Revolutionary War, born in Scotland.

    Category: Biography

  3. Mary Harris (“Mother Jones”), 1830–1930, U.S. labor leader, born in Ireland.

    Category: Biography

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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

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