Definition of Joneses noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Joneses

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈdʒoʊnzəz//
 
[plural]
 
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Idioms
keep up with the Joneses(informal)(often disapproving)
 
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to try to have all the possessions and social achievements that your friends and neighbors have
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