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Jones

 (jōnz)
Family of American jazz musicians, including Henry (1918-2010), known as "Hank," a pianist best known as a member of the Columbia Broadcasting System house band (1959-1974); his brother Thaddeus Joseph (1923-1986), known as "Thad," a cornetist, flugelhorn player, and composer who wrote extensively for Count Basie's orchestra; and his brother Elvin Ray (1927-2004), a drummer best known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet (1960-1965).

jones

 (jōnz) Slang
n.
1. Heroin.
2. An addiction or craving.
intr.v. jonesed, jones·ing, jones·es
To have an eager or intense desire: was jonesing for caffeine.

[Perhaps from the name Jones.]

Jones

(dʒəʊnz)
n
1. (Biography) Carwyn (Howell). born 1967, Welsh Labour politician; first minister of Wales from 2009
2. (Biography) Daniel. 1881–1967, British phonetician
3. (Biography) Daniel. 1912–93, Welsh composer. He wrote nine symphonies and much chamber music
4. (Biography) David. 1895–1974, British artist and writer: his literary works, which combine poetry and prose, include In Parenthesis (1937), an account of World War I, and The Anathemata (1952)
5. (Biography) Digby (Marritt). Baron. born 1956, British businessman and politician; director-general of the Confederation of British Industry (2000–06); Minister of State for Trade and Investment (2007–08)
6. (Biography) Inigo (ˈɪnɪɡəʊ). 1573–1652, English architect and theatrical designer, who introduced Palladianism to England. His buildings include the Banqueting Hall of Whitehall. He also designed the settings for court masques, being the first to use the proscenium arch and movable scenery in England
7. (Biography) John Paul, original name John Paul. 1747–92, US naval commander, born in Scotland: noted for his part in the War of American Independence
8. (Biography) (Everett) Le Roi (ˈliːrɔɪ), Muslim name Imanu Amìri Baraka. born 1934, US Black poet, dramatist, and political figure
9. (Biography) Quincy. born 1933, US composer, arranger, conductor, record producer, and trumpeter, noted esp for his film scores and his collaborations in the recording studio with Michael Jackson
10. (Biography) Robert Tyre, known as Bobby Jones. 1902–71, US golfer: won a unique 'grand slam' in 1930 of US Open, US Amateur, British Open, and British Amateur championships

jones

(dʒoʊnz)

n. (sometimes cap.) Slang.
a craving or addiction, esp. to heroin.
[1965–70; orig. uncertain]

Jones

(dʒoʊnz)

n.
1. In•i•go (ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊ) 1573–1652, English architect.
2. John Paul (John Paul), 1747–92, American naval commander in the Revolutionary War, born in Scotland.
3. Mary Harris ( “Mother Jones” ), 1830–1930, U.S. labor leader, born in Ireland.

jones


Past participle: jonesed
Gerund: jonesing

Imperative
jones
jones
Present
I jones
you jones
he/she/it joneses
we jones
you jones
they jones
Preterite
I jonesed
you jonesed
he/she/it jonesed
we jonesed
you jonesed
they jonesed
Present Continuous
I am jonesing
you are jonesing
he/she/it is jonesing
we are jonesing
you are jonesing
they are jonesing
Present Perfect
I have jonesed
you have jonesed
he/she/it has jonesed
we have jonesed
you have jonesed
they have jonesed
Past Continuous
I was jonesing
you were jonesing
he/she/it was jonesing
we were jonesing
you were jonesing
they were jonesing
Past Perfect
I had jonesed
you had jonesed
he/she/it had jonesed
we had jonesed
you had jonesed
they had jonesed
Future
I will jones
you will jones
he/she/it will jones
we will jones
you will jones
they will jones
Future Perfect
I will have jonesed
you will have jonesed
he/she/it will have jonesed
we will have jonesed
you will have jonesed
they will have jonesed
Future Continuous
I will be jonesing
you will be jonesing
he/she/it will be jonesing
we will be jonesing
you will be jonesing
they will be jonesing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jonesing
you have been jonesing
he/she/it has been jonesing
we have been jonesing
you have been jonesing
they have been jonesing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jonesing
you will have been jonesing
he/she/it will have been jonesing
we will have been jonesing
you will have been jonesing
they will have been jonesing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jonesing
you had been jonesing
he/she/it had been jonesing
we had been jonesing
you had been jonesing
they had been jonesing
Conditional
I would jones
you would jones
he/she/it would jones
we would jones
you would jones
they would jones
Past Conditional
I would have jonesed
you would have jonesed
he/she/it would have jonesed
we would have jonesed
you would have jonesed
they would have jonesed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jones - United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
2.Jones - United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)
3.jones - United States golfer (1902-1971)Jones - United States golfer (1902-1971)  
4.jones - American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)Jones - American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)
5.jones - one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)Jones - one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)
6.Jones - English phonetician (1881-1967)
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Despite the presence of legends such as Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell and Elisabeth Shue, this film leaves me completely cold.