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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

How to pronounce jones?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Jonathan Lipson:

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

  2. Glen Ella:

    I'm delighted to be teaming up with Eddie Jones ' again... Eddie's got England moving in the right direction, but there's still a lot of work to be done, particularly in attack.

  3. 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.

  4. Pat Boone:

    The Associated Press, Hollywood Reporter, Variety — they all ran with the headline, ‘Pat Boone refuses to kiss leading lady,’ and they assumed for religious reasons, and it wasn’t! I just wanted to stay married. And my wife gave me permission. I know it sounds naive now, but she said, ‘I can live with it if you kiss Shirley Jones, but just don’t try to enjoy it.'.

  5. Erin Jones:

    Insignificant moments of' normal' are now monumentally important, the USPS may have had a hard year, but there's no doubt in the Erin Jones house that the Christmas spirit is alive and well because of one of their best employees.

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