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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

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    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. Chris Jones:

    I'm Chris Jones, but the things I've seen and experienced in my life have been enough for me to grow tired of the struggles people have to deal with in this society.

  2. Alabama Senate:

    Democrat Doug Jones will be an outstanding senator who will represent Alabama well.

  3. Michael Jones:

    Jones said he had tried medication before, but preferred to treat his sleeping issues without drugs. I liked the idea of acupuncture because it’s been around for thousands of years, principally in Asia and it’s not a pill … so, it’s a good natural kind of thing that’s got real science behind it actually so that’s why I was interested in it.

  4. Josh Lewis:

    Joshua Jones considers Joshua Jones really blessed and fortunate.

  5. G. K. Chesterton:

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

Images & Illustrations of Jones

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