johnson

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

Definition of johnson 

(Entry 1 of 10)

often vulgar

: penis

Johnson

biographical name (1)
John·​son | \ˈjän(t)-sən \

Definition of Johnson (Entry 2 of 10)

Andrew 1808–1875 17th president of the U.S. (1865–69)

Johnson

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Definition of Johnson (Entry 3 of 10)

(Jonathan) Eastman 1824–1906 American painter

Johnson

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Definition of Johnson (Entry 4 of 10)

James Weldon 1871–1938 American author

Johnson

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Definition of Johnson (Entry 5 of 10)

Lyndon Baines 1908–1973 American politician; 36th president of the U.S. (1963–69)

Johnson

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Definition of Johnson (Entry 6 of 10)

Magic 1959–     Earvin Johnson American basketball player

Johnson

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Definition of Johnson (Entry 7 of 10)

Philip Cortelyou 1906–2005 American architect

Johnson

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Definition of Johnson (Entry 8 of 10)

Richard Mentor 1780–1850 vice president of the U.S. (1837–41)

Johnson

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Definition of Johnson (Entry 9 of 10)

Samuel 1709–1784 Dr. Johnson English lexicographer and author

Johnson

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Definition of Johnson (Entry 10 of 10)

Sir William 1715–1774 British administrator in America

Other Words from johnson

Biographical name (1)

Johnsonian \jän-​ˈsō-​nē-​ən, -​nyən \ adjective

Biographical name (4)

Johnsonian \jän-​ˈsō-​nē-​ən, -​nyən \ adjective

First Known Use of johnson

Noun

1863, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for johnson

Noun

from the surname Johnson

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