joe

1
[ joh ]
/ dʒoʊ /

noun Scot.

Definition for joe (2 of 8)

joe

2
[ joh ]
/ dʒoʊ /

noun Slang.

Origin of joe

2
First recorded in 1840–50; of uncertain origin

Definition for joe (3 of 8)

Joe

[ joh ]
/ dʒoʊ /

noun

(sometimes lowercase) Informal. fellow; guy: the average Joe who works for a living.
Informal. a personification of a typical, often unprepossessing representative of an occupation, personality trait, state of being, etc., that is expressed, sometimes metonymically, as a mock surname: Joe Lunchbucket working hard at some factory and paying his taxes year after year; political con artists relying on the gullibility of Joe Schmo.
a male given name, form of Joseph.

Definition for joe (4 of 8)

jo

or joe

[ joh ]
/ dʒoʊ /

noun, plural joes. Scot.

beloved one; darling; sweetheart.

Origin of jo

First recorded in 1520–30; variant of joy

Definition for joe (5 of 8)

Montana

[ mon-tan-uh ]
/ mɒnˈtæn ə /

noun

Joseph, Jr.Joe, born 1956, U.S. football player.
a state in the NW United States. 147,138 sq. mi. (381,085 sq. km). Capital: Helena. Abbreviation: MT (for use with zip code), Mont.

Related forms

Mon·tan·an, adjective, noun

Definition for joe (6 of 8)

Clark

[ klahrk ]
/ klɑrk /

noun

Definition for joe (7 of 8)

DiMaggio

[ duh-mah-jee-oh, -maj-ee-oh ]
/ dəˈmɑ dʒiˌoʊ, -ˈmædʒ iˌoʊ /

noun

Joseph PaulJoeJoltin' Joe, 1914–1999, U.S. baseball player.

Definition for joe (8 of 8)

Frazier

[ frey-zher ]
/ ˈfreɪ ʒər /

noun

E(dward) Franklin,1894–1962, U.S. sociologist.
Joseph WilliamJoeSmokin' Joe, 1944–2011, U.S. boxer.
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British Dictionary definitions for joe (1 of 8)

Joe

/ (dʒəʊ) /

noun (sometimes not capital) slang

US and Canadian a man or fellow
US a GI; soldier

British Dictionary definitions for joe (2 of 8)

Clark

/ (klɑːk) /

noun

Helen. born 1950, New Zealand Labour politician; prime minister (1999–2008); administrator of the United Nations Development Programme from 2009
James, known as Jim. 1936–68, Scottish racing driver; World Champion (1963, 1965)
Kenneth, Baron Clark of Saltwood. 1903–83, English art historian: his books include Civilization (1969), which he first presented as a television series
William. 1770–1838, US explorer and frontiersman: best known for his expedition to the Pacific Northwest (1804–06) with Meriwether Lewis

British Dictionary definitions for joe (3 of 8)

DiMaggio

/ (dɪˈmædʒɪəʊ) /

noun

Joe. 1914–99, US baseball player

British Dictionary definitions for joe (4 of 8)

Frazier

/ (ˈfreɪʒə) /

noun

Joe . 1944–2011, US boxer: won the world heavyweight title in 1970 and was the first to beat Muhammad Ali professionally (1971)

British Dictionary definitions for joe (5 of 8)

jo

1

joe

/ (dʒəʊ) /

noun plural joes

a Scot word for sweetheart

Word Origin for jo

C16: alteration of joy

British Dictionary definitions for joe (6 of 8)

jo

2

the internet domain name for

Jordan

British Dictionary definitions for joe (7 of 8)

Montana

1
/ (mɒnˈtænə) /

noun

a state of the western US: consists of the Great Plains in the east and the Rocky Mountains in the west. Capital: Helena. Pop: 917 621 (2003 est). Area: 377 070 sq km (145 587 sq miles)Abbreviation: Mont, (with zip code) MT

British Dictionary definitions for joe (8 of 8)

Montana

2
/ (mɒnˈtænə) /

noun

Joe. born 1958, American football quarterback
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Culture definitions for joe

Montana


State in the northwestern United States, lying partly in the Rocky Mountains, bordered by British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, Canada, to the north; North Dakota and South Dakota to the east; Wyoming to the south; and Idaho to the west. Its capital is Helena, and its largest city is Billings.

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