johnson

noun, often capitalized
john·​son | \ ˈjän(t)-sən How to pronounce johnson (audio) \

Definition of johnson

often vulgar
: penis

First Known Use of johnson

1863, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for johnson

from the surname Johnson

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“Johnson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/johnson. Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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Johnson biographical name (1)

John·​son | \ ˈjän(t)-sən How to pronounce Johnson (audio) \

Definition of Johnson

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

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Johnsonian \ jän-​ˈsō-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Johnson (audio) , -​nyən \ adjective

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Boris 1964–     Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson British prime minister (2019–  )

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(Jonathan) Eastman 1824–1906 American painter

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James Weldon 1871–1938 American author

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Definition of Johnson (Entry 5 of 10)

Lyndon Baines 1908–1973 American politician; vice president of the U.S. (1961–63); 36th president of the U.S. (1963–69)

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Johnsonian \ jän-​ˈsō-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Johnson (audio) , -​nyən \ adjective

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Magic 1959–     Earvin Johnson American basketball player

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Philip Cortelyou 1906–2005 American architect

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

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Samuel 1709–1784 Dr. Johnson English lexicographer and author

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Sir William 1715–1774 British administrator in America

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