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johnson

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noun, often capitalized john·son \ˈjän(t)-sən\

Definition of johnson

often vulgar

  1. :  penis



Origin and Etymology of johnson

from the surname Johnson


First Known Use: 1863


Johnson

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biographical name John·son \ˈjän(t)-sən\

Definition of Johnson

  1. Andrew 1808–1875 17th pres. of the United States (1865–69)

Johnsonian

play \jän-ˈsō-nē-ən, -nyən\ adjective



Johnson

biographical name john·son

Definition of Johnson

  1. (Jonathan) Eastman 1824–1906 Am. painter




Johnson

biographical name john·son

Definition of Johnson

  1. James Weldon 1871–1938 Am. author




Johnson

biographical name john·son

Definition of Johnson

  1. Jeh (Charles) 1957–     United States secy. of homeland security (2013–  )




Johnson

biographical name john·son

Definition of Johnson

  1. Lyndon Baines 1908–1973 Am. polit.; 36th pres. of the United States (1963–69)

Johnsonian

play \jän-ˈsō-nē-ən, -nyən\ adjective



Johnson

biographical name john·son

Definition of Johnson

  1. Magic 1959–     Earvin Johnson Am. basketball player




Johnson

biographical name john·son

Definition of Johnson

  1. Philip Cortelyou 1906–2005 Am. architect




Johnson

biographical name john·son

Definition of Johnson

  1. Richard Mentor 1780–1850 vice pres. of the United States (1837–41)




Johnson

biographical name john·son

Definition of Johnson

  1. Samuel 1709–1784 Dr. Johnson Eng. lexicographer & author




Johnson

biographical name john·son

Definition of Johnson

  1. Sir William 1715–1774 British administrator in America




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