What does jones mean?

Definitions for jonesdʒoʊnz; ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊ

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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)


  1. Jones(ProperNoun)

    derived from the given name John.

  2. jones(Noun)


  3. jones(Noun)

    An addiction or intense craving.

    Iu2019ve got a basketball jones!

  4. jones(Verb)

    Have an intense craving.

    Iu2019m jonesing for some basketball.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Burns:

    Bob Jones is (part) of the old establishment, that’s the crowd it draws.

  2. Nouman Raja:

    Corey Jones never fired his weapon ... it's very troubling on many, many levels.

  3. Alabama Senate:

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

  4. Kyle Kondik:

    Trump was the one who got Jones within firing range, and Moore allowed Jones to win.

  5. Jonathan Lipson:

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

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