joe

1 of 2

noun (1)

often capitalized
: fellow, guy
an average joe

joe

2 of 2

noun (2)

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

from Joe, nickname for Joseph

Noun (2)

perhaps alteration of java

First Known Use

Noun (1)

1846, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of joe was in 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Joe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/joe. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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