noun, plural shim·mies.
verb (used without object), shim·mied, shim·my·ing.
Origin of shimmy
Examples from the Web for shimmy
Operations were slowed so a team of eight technicians could shimmy up the ship to tighten up the cables.
The leader of the band danced a sort of shimmy as he marched, at the same time tootling on a flute.Where the Strange Trails Go Down|E. Alexander Powell
Why, Aunt Caroline, he doesn't know any more about theology than you do about dancing the shimmy.Good References|E. J. Rath
Ah never wore anything but a cotton dress, a shimmy and draw's.