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jonah

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Noun
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Jo=nah
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28 in 25 verses (in OT : 18 in 17 verses) (in NT : 10 in 8 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

jonahn. 
     The Hebrew prophet, who was cast overboard as one who endangered the ship; hence, any person whose presence is unpropitious.  [1913 Webster]
Jonah crab (Zoöl.), a large crab (Cancer borealis) of the eastern coast of the United States, sometimes found between tides, but usually in deep water.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

jonah, n. a person who seems to bring bad luck.

Etymology
Jonah in the Old Testament

THESAURUS

jonah

Abraham, Amos, Daniel, Ezekiel, Haggai, Hosea, Isaac, Isaiah, Jacob, Jeremiah, Joel, Joseph, Joshua, Malachi, Micah, Moses, Nahum, Samuel, Zephaniah, bad influence, curse, enchantment, evil eye, evil genius, evil star, hex, hoodoo, ill wind, jinx, malevolent influence, malocchio, prophet, spell, vates sacer, voodoo, whammy

ROGET THESAURUS

jonah

Badness

N badness, hurtfulness, virulence, evil doer, bane, plague spot, evil star, ill wind, hoodoo, Jonah, snake in the grass, skeleton in the closet, amari aliquid, thorn in the side, malignity, malevolence, tender mercies, ill-treatment, annoyance, molestation, abuse, oppression, persecution, outrage, misusage, injury, knockout drops, badness, peccancy, abomination, painfulness, pestilence, guilt, depravity, hurtful, harmful, scathful, baneful, baleful, injurious, deleterious, detrimental, noxious, pernicious, mischievous, full of mischief, mischief-making, malefic, malignant, nocuous, noisome, prejudicial, disserviceable, disadvantageous, wide-wasting, unlucky, sinister, obnoxious, untoward, disastrous, oppressive, burdensome, onerous, malign, corrupting &c (corrupt), virulent, venomous, envenomed, corrosive, poisonous, deadly, destructive, inauspicious, bad, ill, arrant, as bad as bad can be, dreadful, horrid, horrible, dire, rank, peccant, foul, fulsome, rotten, rotten at the core, vile, base, villainous, mean, injured, deteriorated, unsatisfactory, exceptionable indifferent, below par, illcontrived, ill-conditioned, wretched, sad, grievous, deplorable, lamentable, pitiful, pitiable, woeful, evil, wrong, depraved, shocking, reprehensible, hateful, hateful as a toad, abominable, detestable, execrable, cursed, accursed, confounded, damned, damnable, infernal, diabolic, unadvisable, unprofitable, incompetent, irremediable, badly, wrong, ill, to one's cost, where the shoe pinches, bad is the best: the worst come to the worst, herba mala presto cresco, wrongs unredressed or insults unavenged.


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