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Definition of a jones


  • The word "jones" originally came from the heroin addicts who hung out in Manhattan's Great Jones Alley.

    Last edited on May 23 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on May 23 2012.


  • intense, burning desire.
    I got a serious jones for him.
    I've got a love jones.

    Last edited on Dec 10 2010. Submitted by Anonymous from Omaha, NE, USA on Dec 10 1997.

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  • to feel withdrawal symptoms, especially from a drug.
    He was jonesing for a smoke.

    Citation from "Pilot", Detroit 1-8-7 (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2010) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Citation from "Chapter 3", The Confession (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on May 06 2011. Submitted by Doug from Ohio, USA on Jun 04 1997.

  • to crave something, not necessarily a drug.
    Man, I'm jonesing for a kiss!
    • See more words with the same meaning: to crave.

    Last edited on Oct 01 2001. Submitted by Anonymous on Oct 01 2001.

  • when you like someone a lot
    George is jonesin' for Stephanie!

    Last edited on May 16 2011. Submitted by Chrissy a. from Ohio, USA on May 10 2006.

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