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johnnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒɒn/  us   /ˈdʒɑːn/
  • john noun [C] (PERSON)

US slang a man who is the customer of a prostitute (= a woman who charges men to have sex with her)
(Definition of john from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"john" in American English

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johnnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdʒɑn/ infml
a toilet or bathroom
(Definition of john from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “john”
in Chinese (Simplified) 厕所, 厕所,盥洗室…
in Chinese (Traditional) 廁所, 廁所,洗手間…
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