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Origin of jerry1
Words nearby jerry
Definition for jerry (2 of 4)
noun, plural jer·ries.Chiefly British Slang.
Origin of jerry2
Definition for jerry (3 of 4)
Definition for jerry (4 of 4)
noun, plural Jer·ries.Older Slang: Sometimes Offensive.
usage note for Jerry
Example sentences from the Web for jerry
“It’s just been devastating to deal with, because Jerry died alone” in Washington Adventist Hospital, two weeks after being admitted, Michael Samet said.
Former Louisville mayor and new White House aide Jerry Abramson could be the man who brings Obama and Mitch McConnell together.
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.
To his astonishment, Lawrence recognized one of the guerrillas as Jerry Alcorn, his old time enemy.
Lawrence fired, but just as he did so Jerry's horse threw up his head and the ball struck him squarely between the eyes.
Lawrence returned the fire, and the ball struck Jerry's revolver and sent it spinning.
It took Jerry Alcorn but a moment to extricate himself from his horse, and as he half rose he fired at Lawrence, but missed.
Lawrence found that a force was being organized in Lexington to try to surprise and capture Red Jerry and his entire band.