Origin of joe2
noun, plural joes. Scot.
Origin of jo
Related Words for joecappuccino, espresso, caffeine, perk, mud, brew, java, decaf, decoction, mocha, demitasse, ink, joe
Examples from the Web for joe
Contemporary Examples of joe
Vice President Joe Biden spoke, followed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, then Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton.Choking Back Tears, Thousands of Cops Honor Fallen Officer Ramos
December 28, 2014
Joe and the record label were behind him all the way: look at the full-page ad in Billboard the previous week.How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’
December 28, 2014
How fitting that Joe Cocker would get a little help from his friend Billy Joel.The Greatest Rock Voice of All Time Belonged to Joe Cocker
December 23, 2014
English blues and rock singer Joe Cocker has died at age 70.Joe Cocker's Deep Live Cuts
December 22, 2014
Apparently the Russos are very close to Paul and Joe suggested Paul could be attached to direct both.Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt’s Plans For ‘Ghostbusters’ Film
December 15, 2014
Historical Examples of joe
Joe saw that there was no help for him, and that for the time he must submit.Harriet, The Moses of Her People
Sarah H. Bradford
Sixty fathom of two-inch chain, and old Joe talks about parting.Malbone
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
There was a snarl; Jeff had Joe by the throat, and Joe was reaching for his gun.
The leader had gone with Joe Clune straight for the front car.
She sought to oust them by thinking of any one else, of Aggie, of Joe.Within the Law
noun (sometimes not capital) slang
noun plural joes
Word Origin for jo
the internet domain name for
"coffee," by 1941, perhaps late 1930s, of unknown origin. Meaning "generic fellow, man" is from 1846, from the pet-form of Joseph (q.v.). Joe college "typical college man" is from 1932. Joe Blow "average fellow" is U.S. military slang, first recorded 1941.
surname, from common Middle English alternative spelling of clerk (n.). In many early cases it is used of men who had taken minor orders.
U.S. state, from Latinized form of Spanish montaña "mountain," from Latin mont-, stem of mons (see mountain). Proposed 1864 by U.S. Rep. James H. Ashley of Ohio when it was created as a territory from Nebraska Territory, in reference to the Rocky Mountains, which however traverse only one end of it. Admitted as a state 1889. Related: Montanan.
Scottish form of joy, attested from 1520s as a term of endearment.
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.