[jon-ee-juhmp-uhp] /ˈdʒɒn iˈdʒʌmpˌʌp/
any of certain violets, especially Viola pedunculata, having variously colored flowers.
a small form of the pansy, V. tricolor.
(US & Canadian) any of several violaceous plants, esp the wild pansy
- Johnny law
[law] /lɔ/ noun 1. Andrew Bonar [bon-er] /ˈbɒn ər/ (Show IPA), 1858–1923, English statesman, born in Canada: prime minister 1922–23. 2. John, 1671–1729, Scottish financier. 3. William, 1686–1761, English clergyman and devotional writer. /lɔː/ noun 1. a rule or set of rules, enforceable by the courts, regulating the government of a state, the relationship between […]
modifier Like someone who has only one idea, one method, one explanation, etc: One of the great bogus management concepts is consensus; Johnny-one-note thinkingis just what corporations don’t need [1930s+; fr the title of a pre-WWII popular song about a musician with only one note]
[jon-ee-on-th uh-spot, -awn-] /ˈdʒɒn i ɒn ðəˈspɒt, -ɔn-/ noun, Informal. 1. a person who is on hand to perform a service, seize an opportunity, deal with an emergency, etc. noun A person who is ready and effective when needed: Ed was Johnny-on-the-spot and we got it cleaned up quick (1896+) A person who is available […]
- Johnny raw
noun 1. (slang) a novice; new recruit