john: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: ( jon), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. a toilet or bathroom.
  2. (sometimes cap.) a fellow; guy.
  3. (sometimes cap.) a prostitute's customer.


Pronunciation: ( jon), [key]
— n.
  1. the apostle John, believed to be the author of the fourth Gospel, three Epistles, and the book of Revelation.
  2. See
  3. (John Lackland) 1167?–1216, king of England 1199–1216; signer of the Magna Carta 1215 (son of Henry II of England).
  4. 1878–1961, British painter and etcher.
  5. (Reginald Kenneth Dwight), born 1947, English rock singer, pianist, and songwriter.
  6. the fourth Gospel.
  7. any of the three Epistles of John: I, II, or III John.
  8. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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