Jimmy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʒɪmi|  American pronunciation of the word jimmy
Brit.  |ˈdʒɪmi|  British pronunciation of the word jimmy
- a short crowbar (syn: jemmy)
in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy

verb

- to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open (syn: lever, prise, prize, pry)

Examples

The burglar used a jimmy to open the window.

...let's try to jimmy the door lock with my credit card...

in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy

His task was to keep Jimmy in check.

Having Jimmy to stay has been quite an education!

Jimmy would probably not look too kindly on our request.

I looked everywhere but Jimmy was nowhere to be found.

Jimmy paused momentarily.

No, Jimmy, don't touch that switch.

Jimmy slouched back in his chair.

If Jimmy keeps spending like this, he's going to end up in the poorhouse.

Jimmy has been made dinner money monitor

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