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jimmie

[jim-ee] /ˈdʒɪm i/
noun
1.
Usually, jimmies. sprinkle (def 10).
Origin of jimmie
origin uncertain

jimmy1

[jim-ee] /ˈdʒɪm i/
noun, plural jimmies.
1.
a short crowbar.
2.
a large male crab, especially of Chesapeake Bay.
verb (used with object), jimmied, jimmying.
3.
to force open (a door, window, etc.) with a jimmy:
The burglar got in by jimmying the back door.
Also, especially British, jemmy.
Origin
1840-50; generic use of Jimmy; cf. jack1

jimmy2

[jim-ee] /ˈdʒɪm i/
noun, plural jimmies. Australian Slang.
1.
an immigrant.
Origin
1835-45; rhyming slang; Jimmy (Grant), for immigrant

Jimmy

or Jimmie

[jim-ee] /ˈdʒɪm i/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of James.
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Examples from the Web for jimmies
Historical Examples
  • Other Muriels have thus overbalanced the light attentions of other jimmies.

    Sixes and Sevens O. Henry
  • With the words he deftly extracted jimmies handkerchief, and thrust it at Deering.

    Deering of Deal Latta Griswold
  • Instantly the whistling ceased, and jimmies voice was heard.

    Boy Scouts in the Northwest G. Harvey Ralphson
  • The promise of jimmies appreciation and powers was to him peculiarly delightful.

    Deering of Deal Latta Griswold
  • He opened the door and went back into the other room, and the two jimmies were left holding each other's shaking hands.

    Jimmie Higgins Upton Sinclair
  • jimmies greatest achievements have been in testing and experimenting.

    Famous Flyers David Goodger (goodger@python.org)
  • jimmies, we didnt mind that; the nearer the better, thats what I said.

    Roy Blakeley's Silver Fox Patrol Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • If I'd been a drinkin' man I'd 'a' been sure I had the jimmies.

    Dixie Hart Will N. Harben
  • Secondly, that since 'misfortunes come not single spies, but in battalions,' there are probably a flock of jimmies.

    The Tyranny of Weakness Charles Neville Buck
  • Nothing more was said until they reached the "tenant-house" where the jimmies lived.

    Jimmie Higgins Upton Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for jimmies

jimmy

/ˈdʒɪmɪ/
noun, verb (pl) -mies -mies, -mying, -mied
1.
the US word for jemmy

Jimmy

/ˈdʒɪmɪ/
noun
1.
(Central Scot, slang) an informal term of address to a male stranger
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Word Origin and History for jimmies
n.

bits of candy as ice cream topping, by 1963, American English.

jimmy

n.

"burglar's crowbar," 1848, variant of jemmy, name for a type of crowbar much used by burglars, special use of Jemmy, familiar form of proper name James (also see jack).

v.

1893, from jimmy (n.). Related: Jimmied; jimmying.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for jimmies

jimmies

noun

Bits of candy put onto ice cream as a topping (1960s+)

jimmy

noun

A condom: That's right, condom fashions, with small pockets for what kids call jimmys (1990s+ Teenagers)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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