What does Jones mean?

Definitions for Jones
dʒoʊnz; ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊJones

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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.

    I've got a basketball jones!

  4. jones(Verb)

    Have an intense craving.

    I'm jonesing for some basketball.

Rap Dictionary

  1. jones(noun)

    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).

Suggested Resources

  1. jones

    Song lyrics by jones -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by jones on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce Jones?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Jones in sign language?

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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. Dana White:

    For us to have to go in and strip him of his title and suspend (Jones), you know, it's not fun, but the show goes on. Anthony Johnson is ready for this fight, and Daniel Cormier was beyond pumped to get this opportunity.

  2. G. K. Chesterton:

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

  3. Mikko Rantanen:

    In the corner of my eye, jones had pretty good position on me and trying to stuff it through his pads wasnt going to work for me. (Wilson) was in a good spot and it was a good goal.

  4. Jennifer Ellison:

    The Dow Jones industrial average’s going to be tough to get much of a rally now because it's so quiet and volume is already down, nobody’s interested in anything except making some modest tweaks to their portfolios for year-end spit and polish.

  5. Martin Bashir Trump:

    They're remaking Indiana Jones without Harrison Ford— You can't do that! And now they're making Ghostbusters with only women— What's going on?

Images & Illustrations of Jones

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