[jos-uh-lin, jos-lin] /ˈdʒɒs ə lɪn, ˈdʒɒs lɪn/
a female given name, form of .
masc. proper name with many variant forms, introduced in English by the Normans, from Old High German Gautelen, from Gauta, literally “Goth” (see Goth). French fem. form is Joceline.
proper name, variant of Jocelin.
- Jocasta complex
Jocasta complex Jo·cas·ta complex (jō-kās’tə) n. In psychoanalytic theory, a mother’s libidinous fixation on a son.
[joh-kas-tuh] /dʒoʊˈkæs tə/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a queen of Thebes, the wife of Laius and the mother, later the wife, of Oedipus, by whom she bore Eteocles, Polynices, and Antigone: called Epicaste by Homer. 2. a female given name. /dʒəʊˈkæstə/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a queen of Thebes, the wife of Laius, who married […]
1. jocular 2. jocularly
- Johann tetzel
[tet-suh l] /ˈtɛt səl/ noun 1. Johann [yoh-hahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn/ (Show IPA), 1465?–1519, German monk: antagonist of Martin Luther. /ˈtɛtsəl/ noun 1. Johann (joˈhan). ?1465–1519, German Dominican monk. His preaching on papal indulgences provoked Luther’s 95 theses at Wittenberg (1517)