jones
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1965 1. slang habit, addiction; especially addiction to heroin 2. slang heroin 3. slang an avid desire or appetite for something ; craving II. intransitive verb Date: 1974 slang to have a strong desire or craving for something <
he was jonesing for a drink
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  • Jones — hace referencia a: Iñigo Jones, arquitecto y escenógrafo británico Vivian Malone Jones, activista pro derechos civiles estadounidense Botánicos y sus abreviaturas científicas Jones William Jones 1746 1794 A.P.D.Jones Alan Philip Dalby Jones 1918… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jones — is a common surname in Wales and England. It is the most common surname in Wales, despite there officially being no letter J in the Welsh language, although there are a few words borrowed from English language eg Jocan = Joke. This is because… …   Wikipedia

  • Jones — Jones, Daniel Jones, Everett Jones, Iñigo Jones, James Jones, Sidney Jones, William * * * (as used in expressions) (Everett) LeRoi Jones David Robert Jones Burne Jones, Sir Edward (Coley) Dow Jones, promedio …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jones —   [dʒəʊnz],    1) Alfred Ernest, britischer Psychoanalytiker, * Gower (Wales) 1. 1. 1879, ✝ London 11. 2. 1958; ab 1910 Professor für Psychiatrie in Toronto, ab 1926 Direktor der London Clinic of Psychoanalysis; Schüler und Biograph von S. Freud… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Jones — Jones, Brid|get the main character in the popular novel Bridget Jones Diary (1996) by British writer Helen Fielding, about an unmarried woman in her 30s and the problems she has in her busy life, such as trying to avoid smoking and eating too… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Jones — steht für: Jones (Familienname), der Familienname Jones; dort auch Liste von Personen dieses Namens Ortschaften Jones (Isabela), Stadtgemeinde in der Provinz Isabela auf den Philippinen Jones (Alabama), Stadt in Alabama, USA Jones (Louisiana),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jones — Jones, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 2517 Housing Units (2000): 986 Land area (2000): 13.661915 sq. miles (35.384195 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004990 sq. miles (0.012924 sq. km) Total area (2000): 13.666905 sq. miles (35.397119… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Jones — surname, lit. John s (child); see JOHN (Cf. John). Phrase keep up with the Joneses (1913, American English) is from the title of a comic strip by Arthur R. Momand. The slang sense intense desire, addiction (1968) probably arose from earlier use… …   Etymology dictionary

  • jones — [jōnz] n. [< slang term jones, thing] [often J ] Slang 1. an addiction to a drug, specif. to heroin 2. any strong or compulsive craving …   English World dictionary

  • Jones — (spr. dschonns), 1) Inigo, engl. Architekt, geb. um 1572 in London, gest. daselbst 21. Juli 1652, war erst Tischler, erwarb sich aber durch einige Landschaftsgemälde hohe Gönner, die ihn zu seiner künstlerischen Ausbildung Frankreich, Flandern,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Jones — (spr. dschohns), Inigo, engl. Architekt, geb. 1572 zu London, 1604 dän. Hofbaumeister, später Generalbauinspektor Jakobs I. von England, gest. 21. Juli 1651; Vertreter der Spätrenaissance …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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