a jones

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  1. n.
    a thing; a problem. (A generic name for an unknown person or thing.) : This get-rich-quick jones will land you in the joint, Lefty.
  2. n.
    a drug habit; drug addiction. (Drugs. See also skag jones.) : That jones is really riding that guy.
  3. n.
    a desire for someone or something; a craving. : He has a real jones for chocolate.
  4. tv.
    to crave something. : He's jonesing chocolate pretty bad.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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