joe


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joe

 (jō)
n. Informal
Brewed coffee.

[Short for (old black) joe, military slang for coffee, from the title of a song by Stephen Foster.]

Joe

(dʒəʊ)
n (sometimes not capital)
1. US and Canadian a man or fellow
2. US a GI; soldier
3. (Cookery) US coffee: a cup of joe.

Joe

(dʒoʊ)

n. Informal.
a typical male representative of an occupation, trait, or state of being usu. expressed by a mock surname: Joe Six-Pack.
[1840–50]
Translations

Joe

[dʒəʊ]
A. N
1. (familiar form) of JosephPepe
2. (US) → tipo m, tío m
the average Joeel hombre de la calle
a good Joeun buen chico
B. CPD Joe Bloggs N (Brit) ciudadano de a pie británico
Joe College N (US) típico estudiante norteamericano
Joe Public N = Joe Bloggs Joe Soap Nfulano m

Joe

n dim of JosephSepp (S Ger), → Jupp (dial) m
References in classic literature ?
His name was Joe Welling, and his fa- ther had been a man of some dignity in the commu- nity, a lawyer, and a member of the state legislature at Columbus.
I didn't even know Martha wasn't my full sister until after she was engaged to Joe,' Anna told me.
Better mix it up, I reckon--have suthin' half statoo, half fountain," interposed the elder Mattingly, better known as "Maryland Joe," "and set it up afore the Town Hall and Free Library I'm kalklatin' to give.
The next day Joe came to the stables to learn all he could before James left.
Buck begun to cry and rip, and 'lowed that him and his cousin Joe (that was the other young chap) would make up for this day yet.
Tom was General of one of these armies, Joe Harper (a bosom friend) General of the other.
You couldn't have met in a better place,' said old Joe, removing his pipe from his mouth.
Joe Gargery, was more than twenty years older than I, and had established a great reputation with herself and the neighbours because she had brought me up "by hand.
Between 1 May, when she stepped off the train, and 16 May, when she received Eddy Moore's letter containing the information that he had found her a post as stenographer in the office of Joe Rendal, it had changed Mary Hill quite remarkably.
Ferguson had a servant who answered with alacrity to the name of Joe.
My name's Dawson, Joe Dawson, an' I'm tryin' to scare up a laundryman.
They went down into the kitchen where Joe was waiting.