Johns

[ jonz ]
/ dʒɒnz /

noun

Jasper,born 1930, U.S. painter.

Definition for johns (2 of 3)

john
[ jon ]
/ dʒɒn /

noun Slang.

a toilet or bathroom.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a fellow; guy.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a prostitute's customer.

Origin of john

generic use of the proper name

Definition for johns (3 of 3)

John
[ jon ]
/ dʒɒn /

noun

Origin of John

Middle English John, Johan, Jon < Medieval Latin Jō(h)annēs < Greek Iōánnēs < Hebrew Yōhānān, derivative of Yehōhānān God has been gracious
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British Dictionary definitions for johns (1 of 3)

Johns
/ (dʒɒns) /

noun

Andrew (Gary). born 1974, Australian Rugby League footballer: halfback for Australia (1995–2006)
Jasper. born 1930, US artist, noted for his collages and constructions

British Dictionary definitions for johns (2 of 3)

john
/ (dʒɒn) /

noun

mainly US and Canadian a slang word for lavatory (def. 1)
slang, mainly US a prostitute's client
Australian slang short for John Hop

Word Origin for john

C20: special use of the proper name

British Dictionary definitions for johns (3 of 3)

John
/ (dʒɒn) /

noun

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