Definition of jane in English:

jane

noun

US
informal
  • A woman:

    ‘some jane had come out defending him, some bigwig's wife’
    • ‘Not surprisingly, there are about three Joes for every Jane – but even so, that means there are over 8 million Janes.’
    • ‘Pretty much every Jane, Dick and Harry has a DVD writer in their PC system, DVD writers have become standard equipment.’
    lady, girl, member of the fair sex, member of the gentle sex, female
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Origin

Early 20th century: from the given name Jane.

Pronunciation

jane

/dʒeɪn/