Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun jonah

3 senses of jonah

Sense 1
Jonah -- ((Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land)
       INSTANCE OF=> prophet -- (someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God)

Sense 2
jonah, jinx -- (a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him)
       => unfortunate, unfortunate person -- (a person who suffers misfortune)

Sense 3
Jonah, Book of Jonah -- (a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale)
       INSTANCE OF=> book -- (a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah")

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