Definitions for: John


[n] a room equipped with toilet facilities
[n] the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament
[n] a prostitute's customer
[n] (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditional author of the 4th Gospel
[n] youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)



Webster (1913) Definition: John (j[o^]n), n. [See Johannes.]
A proper name of a man.

John-apple, a sort of apple ripe about St. John's Day. Same
as Apple-john.

John Bull, an ideal personification of the typical
characteristics of an Englishman, or of the English
people.

John Bullism, English character. --W. Irving.

John Doe (Law), the name formerly given to the fictitious
plaintiff in an action of ejectment. --Mozley & W.

John Doree, John Dory. [John (or F. jaune yellow) +
Doree, Dory.] (Zo["o]l.) An oval, compressed, European
food fish (Zeus faber). Its color is yellow and olive,
with golden, silvery, and blue reflections. It has a round
dark spot on each side. Called also dory, doree, and
St. Peter's fish.

Synonyms: bathroom, can, Gospel According to John, John Lackland, John the Divine, John the Evangelist, lav, lavatory, privy, Saint John, Saint John the Apostle, St John, St John the Apostle, toilet, whoremaster, whoremonger

See Also: Apostle, book, client, closet, comfort station, commode, convenience, crapper, customer, evangel, Evangelist, Gospel, Gospels, head, King of England, loo, New Testament, pot, potty, public convenience, public lavatory, public toilet, restroom, room, stool, throne, toilet facility, W.C., wash room, washroom, water closet

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Famous Quotes Containing John:


I think what we ought to be focusing on is that we are on path for the release of 75,000 pages of documents in connection with John Roberts' work in the White House, as in the counselor's office and as his time working as an assistant in the office of the attorney general.

-- Alberto Gonzales (American Public Servant)

Somebody is going to have to do fancy footwork to make sure Elizabeth and John Edwards get their prime-time shot .

-- Jeff Greenfield (American Journalist)

The exact time of death, I think, is not something that matters so much at this moment for we will be reliving John Paul's life for many days and weeks and even years and decades and centuries to come.

-- Shepard Smith (American Journalist)

At religious instruction classes, I encountered The Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan, and the sincerity of the traveller in that book was overwhelming.

-- Lionel Blue (British Clergyman)

I was familiar with that and 'Rio Bravo.' 'Rio Bravo' was what John Carpenter did, that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick. And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time.

-- John Leguizamo (Colombian Comedian)

Today, I, too, wish to reaffirm that I intend to continue on the path toward improved relations and friendship with the Jewish people, following the decisive lead given by John Paul II.

-- Pope Benedict XVI (German Clergyman)

John Huston was a superb master. He knew how to make good films. I did three things with him. One is called Independence. It plays in Philadelphia, for free. It's been playing there for 25 years.

-- Eli Wallach (American Actor)

As a kid I used to pretend I was John Denver, of all people, and play the guitar and sing Take Me Home, Country Roads.

-- Skeet Ulrich (American Actor)

John Kerry's biography was central to his campaign.

-- Mark Shields (American Journalist)

In the annals of history, few men have left a more positive imprint on the world than Pope John Paul II.

-- Vito Fossella (American Politician)

Why couldn't Obama have picked somebody respectable as his running mate, you know, like John Kerry did?

-- Ann Coulter (American Journalist)

All the Disney lead male characters always have this kind of John Davidson kind of look to them. They all look like the same guy, and all the females look like the same, and I think the guys are just way too big.

-- Mike Judge (American Producer)

I remember when an editor at the National Geographic promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay, but when the group of editors got together, someone said that my pictures looked like postcards.

-- Galen Rowell (American Photographer)

I'm 5 9, and there were two stars in my life who didn't mind that I was taller than they - George Raft and John Garfield.

-- Marie Windsor (American Actress)

Actually, there was another band where we were three girls, around '84 when I met John Zorn, called Sunset Chorus. It was just bass and drums and guitar- we didn't make any records but we played a lot of different clubs in New York.

-- Ikue Mori (Japanese Musician)

The learned are not agreed as to the time when the Gospel of John was written; some dating it as early as the year 68, others as late as the year 98; but it is generally conceded to have been written after all the others.

-- Simon Greenleaf (American Judge)

Of the sayings of Christ in the Synoptic Gospels that can be compared to those in the fourth Gospel, there are one or two which I venture to think can only have been recorded on the authority of St. John.

-- Alfred Noyes (English Poet)

In politics there are some candidates who use change to promote their careers, and then there are those like John McCain who use their careers to promote change.

-- Sarah Palin (American Politician)

John legend is a nickname that somebody started calling me a while ago and part of it is 'cos I sound like an old man when I sing.

-- John Legend (American Musician)

John Lennon and Ringo Starr liked my songs. I used to write songs and they heard me sing songs on stage in London.

-- Ben Kingsley (English Actor)

My early influences were the Shadows, who were an English instrumental band. They basically got me into playing and later on I got into blues and jazz players. I liked Clapton when he was with John Mayall. I really liked that period.

-- Tony Iommi (English Musician)

John Wayne treated me fine, but that macho stuff turns me off. It's not real.

-- Tab Hunter (American Actor)

I firmly believe that as voters come to learn more and more about John Kerry and learn more and more about his message that they're going to want a President who is willing to address the fact that we didn't have a post-war plan in Iraq.

-- Harold Ford (American Politician)

When I was a kid going to the movies, we'd go because Bogart was in the movie, or Cagney, or John Wayne. We didn't know what the story was about or anything.

-- Dennis Farina (American Actor)

In 1947 I married Rowena Palmer, and we have two daughters, Alison and Claire, and a son, John.

-- Martin Ryle (British Scientist)

John Jones may be described as 'one of the has beens'.

-- William Hone (English Writer)

I can't say I'm happy to be talking about John Ritter and his passing. In my 21 years of Entertainment Tonight, this really was one of the most shocking and sad things to have happened.

-- Mary Hart (American Entertainer)

The final phone call that said we're going to be picked up again was just a miracle. We've overcome the impossible and we're still pushing forward. I know John is smiling and so happy that he gets to watch us on TV.

-- Kaley Cuoco (American Actress)

I met Patricia Neal, John Houseman. But I loved my grandfather because he was this kind, talented man.

-- Illeana Douglas (American Actress)

I like the Beatles. They're at the core of my musicality. And John Lennon's my spiritual father.

-- Esai Morales (American Actor)

Principally I hate and detest that animal called man; although I heartily love John, Peter, Thomas, and so forth.

-- Jonathan Swift (Irish Writer)

For a season, a gifted speaker can inspire with his words, but for a lifetime John McCain has inspired with his deeds.

-- Sarah Palin (American Politician)

I feel that if I said anything about John, I would have to sit here for five days and say it all. Or I don't want to say anything.

-- Paul McCartney (English Musician)

I've talked with John Cale for two decades about what to do about La Monte, and how to get copies of our work.

-- Tony Conrad ( Artist)

I deal with first-hand sources. And give the people, even John Sununu, the opportunity to respond to what I've been told by first-hand sources.

-- Bob Woodward (American Journalist)


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