adjective Building Trades Slang.
Origin of jerry1
Definition for jerry (2 of 7)
noun, plural jer·ries. Chiefly British Slang.
Origin of jerry2
Definition for jerry (3 of 7)
Definition for jerry (4 of 7)
noun, plural Jer·ries. Older Slang: Sometimes Offensive.
Definition for jerry (5 of 7)
Related formsan·ti-West, adjectivepro-West, adjective
Definition for jerry (6 of 7)
Definition for jerry (7 of 7)
Examples from the Web for jerry
There is, for example, the Seinfeld episode where Jerry, feeling flush with cash, buys his parents a Caddy.
Sen. Jerry Moran, a Republican from Kansas, was among the first politicians to call for an Ebola czar.
Mitchell has close ties with Sen. Jerry Tillman, the lawmaker who sponsored the bill.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“[Amazon] should be showcasing ‘Tom and Jerry’ among classic movies in a way that gives them cultural context,” he said.
Amazon has put a racism disclaimer on its series of “Tom and Jerry” cartoons.
Jerry related what he had heard about the plans of the athletic club to hold an out-door meet on their grounds three weeks hence.The Motor Boys|Clarence Young
Jerry examined it, saw that it was a good cigar, and said: "I don't smoke myself, but I have a brother that does."Cappy Ricks|Peter B. Kyne
Althea managed to get Jerry into a corner, where she gave him a bad half hour.Cinderella Jane|Marjorie Benton Cooke
"He's coming," said Jerry, as they heard a thump that was Andy jumping down the last two steps of the front stairs.Jerry's Charge Account|Hazel Hutchins Wilson
Jerry was out then, an' we were married an' began together in the little room down the street; an' now I thought often of Nan.
British Dictionary definitions for jerry (1 of 7)
British Dictionary definitions for jerry (2 of 7)
noun plural -ries British slang
British Dictionary definitions for jerry (3 of 7)
Derived Formsbrownish or browny, adjectivebrownness, noun
Word Origin for brown
British Dictionary definitions for jerry (4 of 7)
British Dictionary definitions for jerry (5 of 7)
- to be lost or destroyed irrevocably
- to die
Word Origin for west
British Dictionary definitions for jerry (6 of 7)
noun the West
- that part of the US lying approximately to the west of the Mississippi
- (during the Colonial period) the region outside the 13 colonies, lying mainly to the west of the Alleghenies
- of or denoting the western part of a specified country, area, etc
- (as part of a name)the West Coast
British Dictionary definitions for jerry (7 of 7)
Medicine definitions for jerry
Idioms and Phrases with jerry (1 of 2)
In addition to the idioms beginning with brown
- brown bagger
- browned off
- brownie points
- brown nose
- brown study, in a
- do up (brown)
Idioms and Phrases with jerry (2 of 2)
see go west.