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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. Ali Nouri:

    We're not letting the science drive the conversation, we're letting the Dow Jones Industrial Average drive the conversation and that has been a problem and that's why we're playing catch up.

  2. Mark Ball:

    I was assaulted in another type of way by the police officers who were standing there looking at me like I did something wrong. Kennan Jones spent a night in the hospital for injuries related to the attack. Those responsible have not been caught – but authorities say they are actively looking for the culprits. It's awful. We want to catch the ones who did this.

  3. Jonathan Lipson:

    These disputes are quite rare in this context, it's a high-stakes move by Jones Day.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Well if you look at the different situations, of course you could name many of them, I could get you a list and I'll have it sent to your office in two seconds. But there certainly were a lot of abuse of women, you look at whether it's Monica Lewinsky or Paula Jones, or any of them, and that certainly will be fair game.

  5. William Jones:

    My wife, Amy, the Jones children, and I are looking forward to becoming part of the campus and local community, georgetown is a terrific place to raise a family!

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