Definition of jones
- he was jonesing for a drink
that dude had a jones for heroin like you wouldn't believe
I have a real jones for a milk shake.
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First Known Use: circa 1962See Words from the same year
: a very strong desire for something or to do something
: to have a very strong desire for something or to do something
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