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jones

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noun \ˈjōnz\

Definition of jones

  1. 1 slang :  habit, addiction; especially :  addiction to heroin

  2. 2 slang :  heroin

  3. 3 slang :  an avid desire or appetite for something :  craving

Examples of jones in a sentence

  1. <that dude had a jones for heroin like you wouldn't believe>

  2. <I have a real jones for a milk shake.>

Origin and Etymology of jones

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1965


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jones

verb

Definition of jones

slang

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to have a strong desire or craving for something <he was jonesing for a drink>

1974

First Known Use of jones

1974


Jones

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biographical name \ˈjōnz\

Definition of Jones

  1. Anson 1798–1858 pres. of the Republic of Texas (1844–46)


Jones

biographical name

Definition of Jones

  1. Howard Mumford 1892–1980 Am. educ. & critic


Jones

biographical name

Definition of Jones

  1. In*i*go play \ˈi-ni-ˌgō\ 1573–1652 Eng. architect


Jones

biographical name

Definition of Jones

  1. John Paul 1747–1792 originally in full John Paul Am. (Scot.-born) naval officer


Jones

biographical name

Definition of Jones

  1. Quincy 1933–     Am. composer, bandleader, & producer



JONES Defined for English Language Learners

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jones

play
noun \ˈjōnz\

Definition of jones for English Language Learners

  • : a very strong desire for something or to do something


2

jones

verb

Definition of jones for English Language Learners

  • : to have a very strong desire for something or to do something


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