Davy Jones

noun
Da·​vy Jones | \ˌdā-vē-ˈjōnz \

Definition of Davy Jones 

: the bottom of the sea personified

First Known Use of Davy Jones

1751, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Davy Jones

Share Davy Jones

Dictionary Entries near Davy Jones

Davout

Davy

davy's gray

Davy Jones

Davy Jones's locker

Davy lamp

daw

Statistics for Davy Jones

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for Davy Jones

The first known use of Davy Jones was in 1751

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on Davy Jones

See words that rhyme with Davy Jones

Comments on Davy Jones

What made you want to look up Davy Jones? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

something that serves to warn or remind

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!