- Usually jimmies. sprinkle(def 10).
Origin of jimmie
- a male given name, form of James.
- James CharlesJimmie, 1897–1933, U.S. country-and-western singer, guitarist, and composer.
- Richard,1902–79, U.S. composer of popular music.
- William HenryBill, born 1947, U.S. distance runner.
- James EmoryJimmieDouble XThe Beast, 1907–67, U.S. baseball player.
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Examples from the Web for jimmie
Myself, I do a lot of the old white country players like Jimmie Rodgers, some of those fellows….Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band
March 15, 2014
His true love, he claimed, was Jimmie Trimble, a boy he had known at prep school who died fighting at the Battle of Iwo Jima.How Gay Was Gore Vidal?
July 31, 2013
The only words that described that part of life for him were Jimmie Trimble.
“Jimmie overflowed with animal energy, not to mention magnetism for both sexes,” Vidal later wrote.
To speak of orientation was to make it to general and to make it too general was to make it about anything but his Jimmie.
We must go into the wash shop and ask the Chinamen if they knew Jimmie Kelly.
It ended by my agreein' to give the Jimmie chase one more try.
There ain't no Jimmie Kelly here, or if there is you don't want to find him.'
“Thus passes a den of horror,” whispered Jimmie to his companion.
“Gentleman, I believe we understand each other,” said Jimmie quietly.
- the US word for jemmy
- Central Scot slang an informal term of address to a male stranger
- Richard . 1902–79, US composer of musical comedies. He collaborated with the librettist Lorenz Hart on such musicals as A Connecticut Yankee (1927), On Your Toes (1936), and Pal Joey (1940). After Hart's death his librettist was Oscar Hammerstein II. Two of their musicals, Oklahoma! (1943) and South Pacific (1949), received the Pulitzer Prize
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Word Origin and History for jimmie
1893, from jimmy (n.). Related: Jimmied; jimmying.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper