[ gim-ee ]
/ ˈgɪm i /
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.
THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST
In our third teacher-created PSAT practice test there are new and unique vocabulary terms you may have never heard of! Can you guess what they mean?
Question 1 of 10
Origin of gimme
First recorded in 1925–30; a phonetic spelling representing the pronunciation of give me in continuous rapid speech
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for gimme
"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
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012