little Joe

  1. a cast of four in craps.

Origin of little Joe

First recorded in 1885–90

Words Nearby little Joe Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use little Joe in a sentence

  • That kind of tripe was for the little Joe Dopes who got their thrills vicariously.

  • He evidently did not want to locate an individual called "little Joe," whom he importuned incessantly to stay away.

    Partners of Chance | Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • little Joe heard a half-suppressed roar go up from the throng.

    Port O' Gold | Louis John Stellman
  • little Joe forgot about the day, and forgot that Miss Amory would probably be in church in the morning.

    A Book of Ghosts | Sabine Baring-Gould
  • little Joe climbed out of the water on a rock just below Peter and settled himself comfortably.

    Mother West Wind "When" Stories | Thornton W. Burgess