Philly slang for a person, place, or thing (Jawn).
I cant find that jawn anywhere.
Did you see that movie? That jawn was horrible.
Yeah, I got the same jawn from Macy's.
That new Jawn that moved in down the block is HOT!
Gimme that jawn!
by Pab(Philly native) February 13, 2012
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Origin: Philadelphia
A word used in substitution for a place, thing, or person. But it's never, under any circumstance, used by a dude to describe another dude.
I was just at that jawn the other day!
Why you ain't got my jawn but i let you hold it?
Yo, that jawn tight!

You got your jawn on you?
by mrallen422 August 18, 2021
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Jawn n. Slang. Region: Greater Philadelphia. (jôn) 1. Any object, being or entity. Used particularly in reference to a physical object which is either difficult for the speaker to describe or in cases where the word used to describe the object in question is much longer than the one-syllable "jawn."
-- "You know, that *jawn* that that originated in 19th-century Britain in opposition to proposals for the disestablishment of the Church of England." antidisestablishmentarianism

-- "Boom, yo i got a crazy idea how to do clarks now. Check it out, boom, this how you freak em, boom. You go get you go get the cream *jawns* right? boom ... any color you want. But it'd be like, blue and cream, yaknowhati'msayin?"

-- "Pass me the *jawn.*"
by Monzai June 16, 2011
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The word jawn is a noun. It describes a person (females tho), place or thing. Jawn is Philly slang used to describe everything and anything but is alway understood
Yo look at that jawn right there, she bad as shit.

You goin to the jawn tonight?

Yo let me see that jawn.

I was talkin to this lil short jawn. She said she lost her phone so I let her use my jawn.
by J. Re February 2, 2009
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Philly slang meaning just about anything, its an All purpose Pro-noun. Not to be confused with Drawin(another philly slang word which is pronounced similiar, most non-philly natives think they hearing the same word when they are both often used.)
There are many Categories of Jawn's when used to refer to a female See Side-Jawn=chick on the side, Old-Head Jawn=some older woman, Big Jawn=fat girl, Young-Jawn= a young girl
Spanish-Jawn= a spanish girl,Germantown-Jawn= a girl from gemantown....

Mike: Did you see the new Jordans's?
Chris: Yeah, those jawn's are hot!!

Bob: I'm going to the bar with the jawn I met last night
by Tunde25798 April 11, 2008
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The universal noun. A person, place, or thing(s). jawn is most often used when the noun is already implied. Though sometimes over use makes conversation vague.
Jim: Yo man I got a new car.
Bob: Oh yeh?
Jim: yeh man you gotta check this jawn out.
or
Jason: Did you meet that girl last night?
Rob: Oh yeh, that jawn? We hooked up.
by Chadd Lacy March 16, 2008
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The inside-joke name of "John Watson" from the BBC show "Sherlock".
Frequently used in humorous fan-fiction and humorous fan-art.
"JAWN! Answer the door"

"Jawn....get me my phone"
by Kieerrx August 28, 2012
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