Mary Jane

[ mair-ee jeyn ]
/ ˈmɛər i ˈdʒeɪn /


a small, round sponge cake, usually with a circular indentation on top, for topping with fruit, whipped cream, etc., and served as an individual portion.


Mary Janes, small bits of chocolate, candy, sugar, or the like, for sprinkling on ice cream; sprinkles.
a brand of young girls' low-heeled shoe of patent leather having across the instep a single strap that fastens at the side.

Definition for mary jane (2 of 2)

Mary Jane2
[ mair-ee jeyn ]
/ ˈmɛər i ˌdʒeɪn /

noun Slang.

marijuana.Abbreviation: MJ
Also mar·y·jane [mair-ee-jeyn] /ˈmɛər iˌdʒeɪn/.

Origin of Mary Jane

1925–30; translation of Mexican Spanish marijuana, by the popular assumption that it is a compound of Spanish María and Juana Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for mary jane

mary jane


US and Canadian a slang term for marijuana
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