[ gim-ee ]
/ ˈgɪm i /
Pronunciation Spelling. give me.
Golf. a final short putt that a player is not required to take in informal play.
- reliance on or a demand for the generosity of others, especially as one's due: grown children with the gimmes who still expect money from their parents.
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Origin of gimme
First recorded in 1925–30; informal pronunciation of give me
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British Dictionary definitions for gimme
/ (ˈɡɪmiː) /
slang give me!
golf a short putt that one is excused by one's opponent from playing because it is considered too easy to miss
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