jones

9 ENTRIES FOUND:

1jones

noun \ˈjōnz\

: a very strong desire for something or to do something

Full Definition of JONES

1
slang :  habit, addiction; especially :  addiction to heroin
2
slang :  heroin
3
slang :  an avid desire or appetite for something :  craving

Examples of JONES

  1. <that dude had a jones for heroin like you wouldn't believe>
  2. <I have a real jones for a milk shake.>

Origin of JONES

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1965

Rhymes with JONES

2jones

verb

: to have a very strong desire for something or to do something

Full Definition of JONES

intransitive verb
slang
:  to have a strong desire or craving for something <he was jonesing for a drink>

First Known Use of JONES

1974

Jones

biographical name \ˈjōnz\

Definition of JONES

Anson 1798–1858 pres. of the Republic of Texas (1844–46)

Jones

biographical name

Definition of JONES

Howard Mumford 1892–1980 Am. educ. & critic

Jones

biographical name

Definition of JONES

In*i*go \ˈi-ni-ˌgō\ 1573–1652 Eng. architect

Jones

biographical name

Definition of JONES

John Paul 1747–1792 originally in full John Paul Am. (Scot.-born) naval officer

Jones

biographical name

Definition of JONES

Quincy 1933– Am. composer, bandleader, & producer

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