[ joh ]
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  1. coffee (def. 1): If you're looking for a pastry or breakfast sandwich to go with your morning cup of joe, we’ve got you covered!

Origin of joe

First recorded in 1840–50; of uncertain origin

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Other definitions for Joe (2 of 2)

[ joh ]

  1. (sometimes lowercase)Informal. fellow; guy: the average Joe who works for a living.

  2. 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.

  1. a male given name, form of Joseph. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use joe in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Joe


/ (dʒəʊ) /

noun(sometimes not capital) slang
  1. US and Canadian a man or fellow

  2. US a GI; soldier

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