jimmie

[ jim-ee ]
/ ˈdʒɪm i /
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noun

Usually jimmies. sprinkle(def 10).

Origin of jimmie

origin uncertain

Definition for jimmies (2 of 4)

jimmy

1
[ jim-ee ]
/ ˈdʒɪm i /

noun, plural jim·mies.

a short crowbar.
a large male crab, especially of Chesapeake Bay.

verb (used with object), jim·mied, jim·my·ing.

to force open (a door, window, etc.) with a jimmy: The burglar got in by jimmying the back door.
Also especially British, jemmy.

Origin of jimmy

1
1840–50; generic use of Jimmy; cf. jack1

Definition for jimmies (3 of 4)

jimmy

2
[ jim-ee ]
/ ˈdʒɪm i /

noun, plural jim·mies. Australian Slang.

an immigrant.

Origin of jimmy

2
1835–45; rhyming slang; Jimmy (Grant), for immigrant

Definition for jimmies (4 of 4)

Jimmy

or Jim·mie

[ jim-ee ]
/ ˈdʒɪm i /

noun

a male given name, form of James.

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British Dictionary definitions for jimmies (1 of 2)

jimmy

/ (ˈdʒɪmɪ) /

noun, verb plural -mies or -mies, -mying or -mied

the US word for jemmy

British Dictionary definitions for jimmies (2 of 2)

Jimmy

/ (ˈdʒɪmɪ) /

noun

Central Scot slang an informal term of address to a male stranger

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