joint

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /dʒɔɪnt/

Noun[change]

Singular
joint

Plural
joints

  1. A place where two things meet but are still able to move.
  2. A place where two things join solidly.
  3. (anatomy) Any part of the body where two bones join, sometimes letting that part of the body to be bent or straightened.
  4. (carpentry) A way to join two pieces of wood together so that they interlock.
  5. (slang) A bar, restaurant, or nightclub.
    It was the kind of joint you wouldn't want your boss to see you in.
  6. (slang); (always with 'the') prison; jail.
    I'm not breaking any more laws because I don't want to go back to the joint.
  7. (smoking); (slang) A marijuana cigarette.
    Let's smoke a joint and then go skateboarding.