- joint1 [ dʒɔınt ] adjective only before noun ***involving two or more people or done by them together:The two presidents issued a joint statement.a joint decisiona joint bank accountMy sister and I had a joint birthday party.joint favorite: Bates and Morgan are joint favorites to win the competition.joint effort (=something that is done by two or more people): Putting out the fire had been a joint effort.╾ joint|ly adverb:a jointly owned propertyan aircraft that is being developed jointly with the U.K.jointjoint 2 [ dʒɔınt ] noun count *▸ 1 part of your body▸ 2 connection▸ 3 piece of meat▸ 4 restaurant, bar, etc.▸ 5 marijuana cigarette▸ + PHRASES1. ) a part of your body that can bend where two bones meet:a swollen knee jointYou may experience some pain in your joints.2. ) a place where two parts of something are connected:Make sure you seal the joints of the pipes with waterproof tape.3. ) a large piece of meat cooked in an oven:a joint of beef4. ) INFORMAL a restaurant, bar, or club, especially one that is inexpensive and not very nice:I met him at some grimy little joint in town.5. ) INFORMAL a MARIJUANA cigaretteout of joint1. ) if a system is out of joint, it is not working correctly:The new regulations threw the whole system out of joint.2. ) if a bone in your body is out of joint, it is not in its correct position=> NOSE1=> CASE 2 Ajointjoint 3 [ dʒɔınt ] verb transitiveto cut meat into large pieces
Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.