There are 2 main translations of john in Spanish:

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john

American English: /dʒɑn/
British English: /dʒɒn/

noun

  • 2
    (American English) [slang] (prostitute's client)
    Example sentences
    • Despite the widespread belief of my older johns that all prostitutes were lesbians and vice versa, I found little overlap of those two communities.
    • The real enemies, for Ross, aren't the johns or the violent clients, or even the police, but feminists and government aid staff.
    • The answer seems to depend on who is being scrutinised - the prostitute or the john.

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John

noun

  • John the Baptist/Evangelist John 6,31
    (San) Juan 6,31
    John Q Public (American English)
    el hombre de la calle
    el ciudadano medio or de a pie

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