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Definitions for Jones
dʒoʊnz; ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊJones

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jones, Mother Jones, Mary Harris Jonesnoun

    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 Jonesnoun

    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 Jonesnoun

    United States golfer (1902-1971)

  4. Jones, John Paul Jonesnoun

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

  5. Jones, Inigo Jonesnoun

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

  6. Jones, Daniel Jonesnoun

    English phonetician (1881-1967)

Wiktionary

  1. Jonesnoun

    derived from the given name John.

  2. jonesnoun

    Heroin.

  3. jonesnoun

    An addiction or intense craving.

    I've got a basketball jones!

  4. jonesverb

    Have an intense craving.

    I'm jonesing for some basketball.

Rap Dictionary

  1. jonesnoun

    A craving for something. It is said to come from Jones Alley in Manhattan where junkies used to live. E.g.: "Baseball Jones": needing baseball, "love Jones": a dire craving for someone, "Jonesing for some MJ": wanting some marijuana. I got a love Jones for your body and skin tone" -- Method Man & Mary J. Blige (You're all I need).

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

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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

Examples of Jones in a Sentence

  1. Deputy District Attorney Frank Dunnick:

    We were able to reach a disposition that I believe accurately reflects Laquisha Jones conduct, it provides a significant punishment. And it sends a message to Laquisha Jones and the community that this sort of violence is not going to be tolerated.

  2. 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.

  3. Global Times:

    If Trump continues to escalate trade tensions with China, we cannot rule out the possibility that China will strike back by adopting a hard-line approach targeting Dow Jones index giants.

  4. Assistant Attorney General Jennifer Crabb:

    Jones repeatedly and unequivocally told his attorneys that his parents were mistaken and that he was not at home the night of the murder.

  5. Nikole Hannah-Jones:

    I don't want to force Nikole Hannah-Jones into an institution that doesn't seem to appreciate what I bring.

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