Slang dictionary jawn [jon] What does jawn mean? Jawn is Philadelphia slang for anything ... literally anything. Jawn is used as an all encompassing substitute for any person, place, or thing. Like this definition, an informative jawn. Related words: doodad someshit thingamajig whatever What's hot cancel culture stonks simp Karen Where does jawn come from? Examples of jawn Zombie movie based in Philly "JAWN OF THE DEAD" @theRegularDead, June, 2018 Check out this jawn: The Nationals are 10-4 against Philadelphia this season. Scott Allen, The Washington Post, August, 2016 We don't need a dictionary telling us what we already know to be true: Jawn is a versatile jawn. @PhiladelphiaGov, October, 2017 SEE MORE EXAMPLES Popular now cancel culture stonks simp Karen Who uses jawn? Need to refer to something? A girl? A movie? Really, anything? Well, if you’re from Philadelphia, you may just use the every-word jawn. Drake dated the young jawn? Smfh. — The Humanoid Typhoon (@OD_King) July 6, 2018 Incredibles 2 was amazing honestly lol I gotta see it without the shrooms to make sure but that jawn was insane — Stizz (@_2Planez) June 24, 2018 We like our regional identities, so it’s no surprise that folks from Philly take pride in jawn. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻 I think I want my tombstone to say “Emily Drinker: She Crushed That Jawn”#philly https://t.co/OvvC4Dn1ep — Emily Drinker (@emilydrinker) July 10, 2018 philly2night.com Philadelphians have a sense of humor about their jawn, though, and may joke about its use—or overuse. using “jawn” if you’re not from philly is cultural appropriation — ⒱ (@2cool4death) July 8, 2018 I just needta get outta this jawn and into my jawn — Biscuit (@feckettbinley) June 24, 2018 Just Added Golden Globes, vaccine hesitancy, coronaversary, aromantic, 🎥 Movie Camera emoji Note This is not meant to be a formal definition of jawn like most terms we define on Dictionary.com, but is rather an informal word summary that hopefully touches upon the key aspects of the meaning and usage of jawn that will help our users expand their word mastery.