Related formsJo·nah·esque, adjective
Examples from the Web for jonas
Now Nick Jonas, freshly 22 years old and leaving his days as a mommy-approved Jonas Brothers crooner behind, is following suit.
“[She] said that at one point I was too heavy, that I was crushing her,” Jonas says.
Following in those shrewd, shirtless footsteps, perhaps one day Jonas will be peed on by Nicole Kidman, too.
The Giver, in a pivotal moment, tells Jonas that releasing is actually a form of euthanizing.
But aging Jonas also has the perhaps unintended effect of making his naiveté seem slightly imbecilic.
Poor Jonas was compelled to obey, and being placed on shore, the boat again pulled away.Ben Burton|W. H. G. Kingston
Jonas muttered something to himself, when he saw him sitting up beneath the hedge, looking vacantly around.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit|Charles Dickens
"Such a calm and pleasant day in February portends a storm," said Jonas.Jonas on a Farm in Winter|Jacob Abbott
But there are times when things like that don't matter—'Jonas, you were born to be a minister.Anne Of The Island|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Old Jonas P. Lonergan, his crutch beside him, is lying comfortably in another lounging chair.Frances of the Ranges|Amy Bell Marlowe
British Dictionary definitions for jonas
- a Hebrew prophet who, having been thrown overboard from a ship in which he was fleeing from God, was swallowed by a great fish and vomited onto dry land
- the book in which his adventures are recounted