[ gim-ee ]
/ ˈgɪm i /
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Informal. 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; a phonetic spelling representing the pronunciation of give me in continuous rapid speech
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How to use gimme in a sentence
"Gimmie nine tickets on Ducksoup in the seventh," he said, plonking the handful of bills down on the counter.The Foreign Hand Tie|Gordon Randall Garrett
Dey paid Steve $137.00, Nancy, and he ain't gimmie a nickle!
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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