1 [probably short for johnny, johnny house privy] : toilet
2 : a prostitute's client
‘the hooker who opens her soul to her john’
1 : a Jewish prophet ... — called also John the Baptist
2 : an apostle who according to various Christian traditions wrote the fourth Gospel...
3 : the fourth Gospel in the New Testament...
4 : any of three short didactic letters addressed to early Christians...
1. A toilet.
2. A prostitute's customer.
[From the name John.]
American informal US /dʒɑn/
1 the john a toilet ...
1a the room where a toilet is
2 a man who pays a prostitute to have sex with him
Pronunciation /jän/ /dʒɑn/
1 North American A toilet.
‘you have to walk across the stage to get to the john’
2 A prostitute's client.