Davy Jones

noun
Da·​vy Jones | \ ˌdā-vē-ˈjōnz How to pronounce Davy Jones (audio) \

Definition of Davy Jones

: the bottom of the sea personified

First Known Use of Davy Jones

1751, in the meaning defined above

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