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proper noun (book of the Bible, Gospel of John)
  1. (given name, male) very popular since the Middle Ages.
  2. (biblical) Two persons of great importance to early Christianity: John the Baptist and w:John the Apostle, John the Apostle, identified with w:John the Evangelist, John the Evangelist.
  3. (biblical) The Gospel of St. John, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the fourth of the four gospels.
  4. (biblical) One of the books in the New Testament of the Bible, the epistles of John (1 John, 2 John and 3 John).
  5. (colloquial) Used frequently to form an idea personified John Bull, John Barleycorn (see derivations below).
  6. (colloquial) A name used to address a man whose actual name is not known: John Doe.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: Jan, Dinges
    (trans-mid)
  • French: Jean,1,2,3 Jn
    (trans-mid)
  • German: Otto
    (trans-bottom) (checktrans-top)
  • Italian: Giovanni
  • Spanish: Juan, Juanito; Ibí¡í±ez ("Johnson")
Etymology: Johannes, New Testament Greek (polytonic, á) (IÅínnÄs), contraction from Hebrew , ÖÖÖ (IPAchar, (JÅÄÄnÄn, Johanan perhaps from a former JÉhíÄÄnÄn)), meaning "God is gracious".


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noun 
  1. (slang) A prostitute's client.
  2. (slang) A lavatory.
  3. (slang) An outhouse privy. Also johnny house.

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