Definition of Joneses

1. Noun. (plural of Jones) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of jones) ¹

3. Noun. (plural of jones) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Joneses

1. jones [v] - See also: jones

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Joneses

joltily
joltiness
jolting
joltingly
joltproof
jolts
jolty
jomo
jomon
jomos
jonah
joncanoe
joncanoes
jones fracture
jonesed
joneses (current term)
jonesing
jonesite
jong
jongleur
jongleurs
jongs
jonidan
jonkmanskas
jonnycake
jonnycakes
jonokuchi
jonquil
jonquille
jonquils

Literary usage of Joneses

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Holland, ' Letters to the joneses,' p. 19. Rowdy, v. to bully. Obsolete. 1855 [The soil is clayey]. So, besides the burden of rubbers, one has to carry no ..."

2. A Manual of the Mechanics of Writing by Raymond Woodbury Pence (1921)
"joneses, Charleses. 222. The plural of a proper name is formed by adding as if the plural form is pronounced with an extra syllable, otherwise by adding ..."

3. The Life and Times of Joseph Gould: Struggles of the Early Canadian Settlers by W. H. Higgins (1887)
"... sawmill— Other grist and sawmills—Kinsale settlement—Captain Macaulay-Want of roads— Immigrants of '32 and '34—The Millers, joneses, etc. ..."

4. South American Fights and Fighters: And Other Tales of Adventure by Cyrus Townsend Brady (1910)
"The joneses of North Carolina Now to revert to the North Carolina account. It comes down as straight as such a story could. Colonel Cadwallader Jones of ..."

5. Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography by John A. Logan, Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan (1913)
"... THE joneses, LEITERS, MEEKERS, BROSSES, STONES, MARSHALL FIELDS, PULLMANS, AND OTHERS — THE VIRGINIUS MASSACRE — THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA REORGANIZED ..."

6. It is Never Too Late to Mend: A Matter-of-fact Romance by Charles Reade (1869)
"Can't you see this is worth a hundred joneses beating abont the bush and droning us all asleep ?" " What d' yc call it"! " growled Hawes, snappishly. ..."

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