Jehu definition

jēhyo͝o
King of Israel who, according to the Bible, slew Jezebel, the sons of Ahab, and the prophets of Baal. He is proverbially known for his swift chariot driving.
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(bible, person, proper) A king of Israel in the 9th cent. b.c., described as a furious charioteer: 2 Kings 9
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(colloquial) A coachman; a driver; especially, one who drives furiously.
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A driver of a cab or coach.
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A fast, reckless driver.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
jehu
Plural:
jehus

Origin of jehu

  • From Jehu, son of Nimshi. 2 Kings 9:20

    From Wiktionary