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jimmie

[jim-ee]
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noun
  1. Usually jimmies. sprinkle(def 10).
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Origin of jimmie

origin uncertain

Jimmy

or Jim·mie

[jim-ee]
noun
  1. a male given name, form of James.
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Rodgers

[roj-erz]
noun
  1. James CharlesJimmie, 1897–1933, U.S. country-and-western singer, guitarist, and composer.
  2. Richard,1902–79, U.S. composer of popular music.
  3. William HenryBill, born 1947, U.S. distance runner.
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Foxx

[foks]
noun
  1. James EmoryJimmieDouble XThe Beast, 1907–67, U.S. baseball player.
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jimmy

noun, verb plural -mies or -mies, -mying or -mied
  1. the US word for jemmy
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Jimmy

noun
  1. Central Scot slang an informal term of address to a male stranger
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Rodgers

noun
  1. Richard . 1902–79, US composer of musical comedies. He collaborated with the librettist Lorenz Hart on such musicals as A Connecticut Yankee (1927), On Your Toes (1936), and Pal Joey (1940). After Hart's death his librettist was Oscar Hammerstein II. Two of their musicals, Oklahoma! (1943) and South Pacific (1949), received the Pulitzer Prize
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Word Origin and History for jimmie

jimmy

n.

"burglar's crowbar," 1848, variant of jemmy, name for a type of crowbar much used by burglars, special use of Jemmy, familiar form of proper name James (also see jack).

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jimmy

v.

1893, from jimmy (n.). Related: Jimmied; jimmying.

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