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John James Audubon a U.S. ornithologist and painter (b.1785--d.1851).
John Lewis American civil rights activist and U.S. Congress member from Georgia, who led, among other marches and demonstrations, the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama in 1965, which galvanized the nation and quickened the passage of the Voting Rights Act (b. 1940--d. 2020).
John Maynard Keynes an English economist and writer (b.1883--d.1946).
John Milton an English poet (b.1608--d.1674).
johnnycake an unleavened bread made from corn meal.
Johnny Carson popular comedian and, from 1962 to 1992, host of a late-night talk show; born John William Carson (b.1925--d.2005).
Johnny-come-lately a latecomer to a certain place, viewpoint, or fashion.
Johnny-on-the-spot (informal) a person who is prepared to act whenever necessary, or who arrives immediately.
Johnson grass a coarse perennial grass grown for animal forage, but often growing as a troublesome weed.
Johnson noise the thermal background noise heard on a radio receiver.
John the Baptist according to the New Testament, a minister, born shortly before Jesus Christ, who foretold the coming of the Messiah in the person of Jesus and later baptized him.
joie de vivre joy of living (French); the intense pleasure one takes from being alive.
join to put, bring, fasten, or connect together. [8 definitions]
joinable combined form of join.
joiner a person or thing that joins. [3 definitions]
join in to begin to participate in an activity with others.
joint a place or point at which two or more parts come together or are connected; junction. [13 definitions]
joint account a bank or stock account in the names of two or more people, all of whom may withdraw funds from it.
Joint Chiefs of Staff the principal military advisory body to the President of the United States, consisting of the chiefs of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines.
joint committee a committee consisting of members from both houses of a bicameral legislature, or from two or more organizations.
jointly done by two or more people or organizations together; in common.