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Definition of jones

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.

noun

  • 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.

noun - uncountable

verb

  • 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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