- jim crowism,
- jim dash,
- jimmy woodser
Origin of jiminy
Examples from the Web for jiminy
But even in LA, Emandal has developed into a sort of Jiminy Cricket I interplay with daily.
A storm-burst of laughter, mingled with shouts of "By jiminy, but he's chain-lightning!"A Double Barrelled Detective Story|Mark Twain
"Jiminy, that'd be great," cried Jerry, almost dropping his hammer.The Boy Scouts of the Air in Indian Land|Gordon Stuart
Theres no good and bad; but by Jiminy, gents, theres a rotten game, and theres a great game.The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet|George Bernard Shaw
exclamation of surprise, 1803, a disguised oath, perhaps for Jesu Domine "Jesus Lord." Extended form jiminy cricket is attested from 1848 and suggests Jesus Christ (cf. also Jiminy Christmas, 1890).