jimmy

1 [jim-ee]
noun, plural jimmies.
1.
a short crowbar.
2.
a large male crab, especially of Chesapeake Bay.
verb (used with object), jimmied, jimmying.
3.
to force open (a door, window, etc.) with a jimmy: The burglar got in by jimmying the back door.
Also, especially British, jemmy.


Origin:
1840–50; generic use of Jimmy; cf. jack1

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jimmy

2 [jim-ee]
noun, plural jimmies. Australian Slang.
an immigrant.

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

Jimmy

[jim-ee]
noun
a male given name, form of James.
Also, Jimmie.

Brown

[broun]
noun
1.
Charles Brockden [brok-duhn] , 1771–1810, U.S. novelist.
2.
Clifford ("Brownie") 1930–56, U.S. jazz trumpeter.
3.
Edmund Gerald, Jr ("Jerry") born 1938, U.S. politician: governor of California 1975–83.
4.
Herbert Charles, 1912–2004, U.S. chemist, born in England: Nobel Prize 1979.
5.
James Nathaniel ("Jimmy") born 1936, U.S. football player and actor.
6.
John ("Old Brown of Osawatomie") 1800–59, U.S. abolitionist: leader of the attack at Harpers Ferry, where he was captured, tried for treason, and hanged.
7.
Margaret Wise, 1910–52, U.S. author noted for early-childhood books.
8.
Olympia, 1835–1926, U.S. women's-rights activist and Universalist minister: first American woman ordained by a major church.
9.
Robert, 1773–1858, Scottish botanist.

Carter

[kahr-ter]
noun
1.
Bennett Lester ("Benny") 1907–2003, U.S. jazz saxophonist and composer.
2.
Betty (Lillie Mae Jones) 1930–98, U.S. jazz singer.
3.
Don(ald James) born 1926, U.S. bowler.
4.
(Eleanor) Rosalynn Smith [roh-zuh-lin] , born 1928, U.S. First Lady 1977–81 (wife of Jimmy Carter).
5.
Elliott (Elliott Cook Carter, Jr) 1908–2012, U.S. composer.
6.
Hodding [hod-ing] , 1907–72, U.S. journalist and publisher.
7.
Howard, 1873–1939, English Egyptologist.
8.
James Earl, Jr ("Jimmy") born 1924, 39th president of the U.S. 1977–81.
9.
Mrs. Leslie (Caroline Louise Dudley) 1862–1937, U.S. actress.
10.
Maybelle [mey-bel] , ("Mother Maybelle Carter") 1909–78, U.S. country-and-western singer and guitarist.
11.
Nick, pen name of authors who wrote detective-story series in which Nick Carter, created by John R. Coryell, is the main character.
12.
a male given name.

Connors

[kon-erz]
noun
James Scott (Jimmy) born 1952, U.S. tennis player.

Durante

[duh-ran-tee]
noun
James Francis ("Jimmy") 1893–1980, U.S. comedian.

Hoffa

[hof-uh]
noun
James Riddle [rid-l] , ("Jimmy") 1913–75?, U.S. labor leader: president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters 1957–71; disappeared 1975.

Stewart

[stoo-ert, styoo-]
noun
2.
Dugald [doo-guhld, dyoo-] , 1753–1828, Scottish philosopher.
3.
James Maitland ("Jimmy") 1908–97, U.S. actor.
4.
Potter, 1915–85, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1958–81.
5.
a river in central Yukon Territory, Canada, flowing from the Mackenzie Mountains W to the Yukon River. 331 miles (533 km) long.
6.
a male given name.

Walker

[waw-ker]
noun
1.
Alice, born 1944, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
2.
David, 1785–1830, U.S. abolitionist.
3.
James John ("Jimmy") 1881–1946, U.S. politician: mayor of New York City 1926–32.
4.
John, born 1952, New Zealand track-and-field athlete.
5.
Sarah Breedlove [breed-luhv] , 1867–1919, U.S. businesswoman and philanthropist.
6.
a city in W Michigan.
7.
a male given name.
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brown (braʊn)
 
n
1.  any of various colours, such as those of wood or earth, produced by low intensity light in the wavelength range 620--585 nanometres
2.  a dye or pigment producing these colours
3.  brown cloth or clothing: dressed in brown
4.  any of numerous mostly reddish-brown butterflies of the genera Maniola, Lasiommata, etc, such as M. jurtina (meadow brown): family Satyridae
 
adj
5.  of the colour brown
6.  (of bread) made from a flour that has not been bleached or bolted, such as wheatmeal or wholemeal flour
7.  deeply tanned or sunburnt
 
vb
8.  to make (esp food as a result of cooking) brown or (esp of food) to become brown
 
[Old English brūn; related to Old Norse brūnn, Old High German brūn, Greek phrunos toad, Sanskrit babhru reddish-brown]
 
'brownish
 
adj
 
'browny
 
adj
 
'brownness
 
n

Brown (braʊn)
 
n
1.  Sir Arthur Whitten (ˈwɪtən). 1886--1948, British aviator who with J.W. Alcock made the first flight across the Atlantic (1919)
2.  Ford Madox. 1821--93, British painter, associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His paintings include The Last of England (1865) and Work (1865)
3.  George (Alfred), Lord George-Brown. 1914--85, British Labour politician; vice-chairman and deputy leader of the Labour party (1960--70); foreign secretary 1966--68
4.  George Mackay. 1921--96, Scottish poet, novelist, and short-story writer. His works, which include the novels Greenvoe (1972) and Magnus (1973), reflect the history and culture of Orkney
5.  (James) Gordon. born 1951, British Labour politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer (1997--2007); prime minister from 2007
6.  Herbert Charles. 1912--2004, US chemist, who worked on the compounds of boron. Nobel prize for chemistry 1979
7.  James. 1933--2006, US soul singer and songwriter, noted for his dynamic stage performances and for his commitment to Black rights
8.  John. 1800--59, US abolitionist leader, hanged after leading an unsuccessful rebellion of slaves at Harper's Ferry, Virginia
9.  Lancelot, called Capability Brown. 1716--83, British landscape gardener
10.  Michael (Stuart). born 1941, US physician: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1985) for work on cholesterol
11.  Robert. 1773--1858, Scottish botanist who was the first to observe the Brownian movement in fluids

Carter (ˈkɑːtə)
 
n
1.  Angela. 1940--92, British novelist and writer; her novels include The Magic Toyshop (1967) and Nights at the Circus (1984)
2.  Elliot (Cook). born 1908, US composer. His works include the Piano Sonata (1945--46), four string quartets, and other orchestral pieces: Pulitzer Prize 1960, 1973
3.  Howard. 1873--1939, English Egyptologist: excavated the tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen
4.  James Earl, known as Jimmy. born 1924, US Democratic statesman; 39th president of the US (1977--81); Nobel peace prize 2002

Connors (ˈkɒnəz)
 
n
Jimmy. born 1952, US tennis player: Wimbledon champion 1974 and 1982; US champion 1974, 1976, 1978, 1982, and 1983

Durante (dəˈræntɪ)
 
n
Jimmy, known as Schnozzle. 1893--1980, US comedian

jemmy or (US) jimmy (ˈdʒɛmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
1.  a short steel crowbar used, esp by burglars, for forcing doors and windows
 
vb , -mies, -mies, -mying, -mied
2.  (tr) to prise (something) open with a jemmy
 
[C19: from the pet name for James]
 
jimmy or (US) jimmy
 
n
 
vb
 
[C19: from the pet name for James]

jimmy (ˈdʒɪmɪ)
 
n, —vb , pl -mies, -mying, -mied, -mies
the US word for jemmy

Jimmy (ˈdʒɪmɪ)
 
n
slang (Central Scot) an informal term of address to a male stranger

Stewart (ˈstjʊət)
 
n
1.  the usual spelling for the royal house of Stuart before the reign of Mary Queen of Scots (Mary Stuart)
2.  Sir Jackie, full name John Young Stewart. born 1939, Scottish motor-racing driver: world champion 1969, 1971, and 1973
3.  James (Maitland). 1908--97, US film actor, known for his distinctive drawl; appeared in many films including Destry Rides Again (1939), It's a Wonderful Life (1946), The Glenn Miller Story (1953), and Vertigo (1958)
4.  Rod. born 1945, British rock singer: vocalist with the Faces (1969--75). His albums include Gasoline Alley (1970), Every Picture Tells a Story (1971), and Atlantic Crossing (1975)

walker (ˈwɔːkə)
 
n
1.  a person who walks
2.  Also called: baby walker a tubular frame on wheels or castors to support a baby learning to walk
3.  a similar support for walking, often with rubber feet, for use by disabled or infirm people
4.  a woman's escort at a social event: let me introduce my walker for tonight

Walker (ˈwɔːkə)
 
n
1.  Alice (Malsenior). born 1944, US writer: her works include In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women (1973) and the novels Meridian (1976), The Color Purple (1982), and Possessing the Secret of Joy (1992)
2.  John. born 1952, New Zealand middle-distance runner, the first athlete to run one hundred sub-four-minute miles

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jimmy
1848, variant of jemmy, crowbar much used by burglars, special use of Jemmy, familiar form of proper name James (see jack).

brown
O.E. brun "dark, dusky," only developing a definite color sense 13c., from P.Gmc. *brunaz (cf. O.N. brunn, Dan. brun, O.Fris., O.H.G. brun, Du. bruin, Ger. braun), from PIE *bher- (3) "shining, brown" (cf. Lith. beras "brown"), related to *bheros "dark animal" (cf.
beaver, bear (n.), and Gk. phrynos "toad," lit. "the brown animal"). The O.E. word also had a sense of "brightness, shining," now preserved only in burnish. The Gmc. word was adopted into Romanic (cf. M.L. brunus, It., Sp. bruno, Fr. brun). Brown-bag (v.) "to bring lunch or liquor in a brown paper bag" is from 1960s. Brown Bess, slang name for old British Army flintlock musket, first recorded 1785.
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Brown (broun), Michael. Born 1941.

American geneticist. He shared a 1985 Nobel Prize for discoveries related to cholesterol metabolism.

walker walk·er (wô'kər)
n.

  1. A frame device used to support someone, such as an infant learning to walk or a convalescent learning to walk again.

  2. A shoe specially designed for walking comfortably. Often used in the plural.

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jimmy definition


  1. n.
    the penis. (From the proper name Jimmy or from the name for a short crowbar.) : The streaker covered his jimmy and ran across the field.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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Example sentences for Jimmy
Jack tricks jimmy by offering him a seemingly innocent brownie.
Jimmy, who remembers nothing, is convinced that he has murdered his beloved
  juliet.
The president promises jimmy plenty of help getting the message out.
He punches jimmy at cotillion when it is revealed jimmy lost all of his money.
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