Synonyms for jonah


1. Jonah
usage: (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
2. jonah, jinx, unfortunate, unfortunate person
usage: a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
3. Jonah, Book of Jonah
usage: a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale
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