Basic Guidelines For English Spellings
nouninformal North American
lady, adult female, female
- ‘I'm just an average Jane trying to get some return on her retirement savings’
- ‘Not surprisingly, there are about three Joes for every Jane but even so, that means there are over 8 million Janes.’
- ‘Pretty much every Jane, Dick and Harry has a DVD writer in their PC system, DVD writers have become standard equipment.’
Early 20th century from the given name Jane; compare with Jane Doe.
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