1. united or combined
- joint owners
2. affecting or involving two or more
- joint income-tax return
- joint ownership
Similar word(s): shared
3. involving both houses of a legislature
- a joint session of Congress
Similar word(s): multilateral
Sentences with joint as an adjective:
- The play was a joint production between the two companies.
1. (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
Similar word(s): articulation
Definition categories: body
2. a disreputable place of entertainment
Definition categories: man–made, spot
3. the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
4. a piece of meat roasted or for roasting and of a size for slicing into more than one portion
Similar word(s): roast
5. junction by which parts or objects are joined together
6. marijuana leaves rolled into a cigarette for smoking
Sentences with joint as a noun:
- This rod is free to swing at the joint with the platform.
- The water is leaking out of the joint between the two pipes.
- The dovetail joint, while more difficult to make, is also quite strong.
- Set the joint in a roasting tin and roast for the calculated cooking time.
- a joint of cane or of a grass stem; a joint of the leg
- It was the kind of joint you wouldn't want your boss to see you in.
- I'm just trying to stay out of the joint.
- After locking the door and closing the shades, they lit the joint.
1. fit as if by joints
2. provide with a joint
- the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood
Similar word(s): articulate
3. fasten with a joint
4. separate (meat) at the joint
Sentences with joint as a verb:
- to joint boards, a jointing plane
- the stones joint, neatly.