jonah jonah  /ˈdʒoʊ nə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land
  2. (n) a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
  3. (n) a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Jonah Lehrer's Second Chance Is Already Covered in Mud

    Jonah Lehrer continues to thwart his own redemption. The journalist and author, who resigned from his posts at The New Yorker and Wired last fall after he was caught repurposing old blog posts, inventing Bob Dylan statements, and lying to Tablet's Michael Moynihan about doing so, now faces fresh charges of plagiarism — or at least copious derivation. On Thursday morning The New York Times ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

  2. Jonah Lehrer has deal for new book

    Jonah Lehrer, the best-selling author who has acknowledged using fake quotes and had two books pulled, has reached agreement on a new book. Simon & Schuster announced Thursday that it will publish a book ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Jonah Lehrer Shops a Book on the Power of Love

    Jonah Lehrer will use his plagiarism scandal as a case study in a book about the redemptive power of love.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New York Times

Wiki Images for jonah

definition of jonah
meaning of jonah

Quotes

  • "We know we're aiming for 2012 [as a release date]. That's been talked about," Nolan told MTV. "We're just working on the script, really. My brother [Jonah Nolan] has been hard at work on it for quite some time. It's based on a story that...
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Christopher Nolan Source: EndScore

Word of the Day
anachronistic anachronistic
/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /